A. J. Clark Calling Card with Photograph

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  • A. J. Clark Calling Card with Photograph

    "Yours Truly. A. J. Clark."

  • The Owner of This Card Has Purchased One Brick in the People's Church, Boston, Mass., ca. 1880

    The Rev. John William Hamilton was founding pastor of the People's Church in Boston, where he served from 1875 to 1884. He was later elected as a bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church. This fundraising card provides evidence of the ambitious building…

  • H. M. Bruck, Merchant Tailor, Baltimore, Md.

    "H. M. Bruck, merchant tailor, No. 118 Park Avenue, near Lexington Street, Baltimore."


  • Be Sober, Be Vigilant

    "Be sober, be vigilant. I Peter V.8. Marcus Ward & Co. Ent. Sta. Hall." For another Bible verse card by Marcus Ward, see Children, Obey Your Parents.

  • Independent Order of Cadets of Temperance

    "Independent Order of Cadets of Temperance. We educate to love truth & temperance. This is to certify that ________ is a member in regular standing in ________ sect., no. ____, I.O. of C.T. ________ G. ________, 18____. Elliott, printer, cor. 4th & New, b…

  • Theodore K. Young, Independent Order of Cadets of Temperance, 1858

    "Independent Order of Cadets of Temperance. We educate to love truth & temperance. This is to certify that Theodore K. Young is a member in regular standing in Crystal Fount Sect. No. 15, I.O. of C.T. Geo. King, G. Sep. 15th 1858." For a similar members…


  • Touch Not, Taste Not, Handle Not

    "Touch not. Taste not. Handle not. Pledge. I hereby promise, by the help of God, to abstain from the use of all intoxicating liquors, including wine, beer, and cider, as a beverage; from the use of tobacco in any form, and from all profanity. National Tem…

  • May I C U Home?

    Or to put it more straightforwardly, this acquaintance card asks, "May I see you home?" The Encyclopedia of Ephemera (New York: Routledge, 2000), p 4, provides additional information: "A novelty variant of the American calling card of the 1870s and 1880s…

  • J. Kohn, the Leading Clothier and Hatter, Portland, Oregon

    J. Kohn, the leading clothier and hatter, corner First and Morrison Sts., Portland, Oregon.


  • W. H. Shoemaker, Sheet Music, Pianos, Organs, Harrisburg, Pa.

    W. H. Shoemaker, sheet music, pianos, organs, music books, No. 11 South Third Street, Harrisburg, Pa.

  • Dr. Hand's Remedies for Children

    Dr. Hand's Remedies for Children Mothers, use Dr. Hand's Colic Cure in place of stupefying syrups, paregoric, and cordials. Immediate relief for wind colic or crying babies. Not injurious. Pleasant physic, teething lotion, diarrhoea mixture, cough and c…

  • Lion Coffee Hook and Ladder Fire Engine



  • J. T. Handford, Importing Dealer in Postage Stamps for Collectors

    "J. T. Handford, importing dealer in postage stamps for collectors, P.O. Box 1870, New York. Stamps bought, sold, and exchanged. Circulars free." For a closer view of the stamp affixed to the middle of the card, mouse over it to see an enlargement, or go…

  • Hussey's Express Special Message Stamp

    "Hussey's Express Special Message. 54 Pine St., N.Y. R. Easson, prop'r. N. F. Seebeck, Wall St., N.Y." This stamp was affixed to a nineteenth-century postage stamp dealer's business card. See J. T. Handford, Importing Dealer in Postage Stamps for Collect…

  • Amos P. Jones



  • Rev. A. S. Baumgardner


  • Photograph Card


  • John S. Kriebel

    One of five John S. Kriebel calling cards--two photographic cards (John S. Kriebel and J. S. K.) and three chromolithographed cards (John S. Kriebel, John S. Kriebel, Only Thee, and John S. Kriebel, A Token of Love). See also John S. Kriebel, Only Thee…


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