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Sewing Machines | Historical Trade Literature in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a young boy in costume with a sword] / Hartford sewing machine company.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a young, boy in costume with a sword.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1087

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a young boy hanging on to a high bar] / Hartford Sewing Machine.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a young boy hanging on to a high bar.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1088

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a gray elephant in a field of barren land] / This is "Jumbo" but the biggest thing out this season is the Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a gray elephant in a field of barren land.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1089

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a gray elephant in a field of barren land] / This is "Jumbo" but the biggest thing out this season is the Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a gray elephant in a field of barren land.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1091

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water] / Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1092

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water] / Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1093

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water] / Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1094

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water] / Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a moose standing in the middle of a body of water.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1095

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a bouquet of flowers] / Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a bouquet of flowers.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1097

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: Hartford.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Decals
Descriptive Notes: Design of a pattern with various points labeled.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 22 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1098

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Hartford Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a moose standing in a body of water with swan shaped Hartford Sewing Machine Company logos on either side] / Hartford sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a moose standing in a body of water with swan shaped Hartford Sewing Machine Company logos on either side.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 21 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1096

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: The world's fair always open.
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring Lincoln sitting at a sewing machine and onlookers. Advertisement for Weed on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3174

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed
Title: The Weed sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card advertising Weed sewing machines and services of the agent.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3175

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: Weed Sewing Machine Co.'s improved sewing machines.
Imprint: 1867
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Descriptive Notes: Coupon for Weed Sewing Machine Co.'s circulars and sewing samples.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3176

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: The Weed Manufacturing Co.
Title: James Skosdon and Sons, dealers in the Weed Manufacturing Co.'s sewing machines.
Imprint: 1867
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier featuring images of and information about models, prices, testimonials.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3177

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Receipt over $93.32 from Weed Sewing Machine Co.]
Imprint: 1870
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Receipt over $93.32 from Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3183

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: Presented by the Weed Sewing Machine Co. of Hartford, Conn. Manufacturers of the "Hartford" and "Favorite" sewing machines.
Imprint: 1881
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Model represented: Hartford.
Descriptive Notes: Picture showing President Garfield and his cabinet. Advertising text and images of the models on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3178

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Receipt over $53 from Weed Sewing Machine Co.]
Imprint: 1872
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Receipt over $53 from Weed Sewing Machine Co.; calculations in pencil on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3179

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: The Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: Sewing machine facts.
Imprint: 1867
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier stating business losses of sewing machine companies in 1867 and highlighting the Weed Sewing Machine Co. as a exception.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3180

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Business card of Wm. H. Loomis]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Business card of Wm. H. Loomis.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3181

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: Weed sewing machines the best.
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Fliers
Models represented: 2 plain, F.F. plain.
Descriptive Notes: Flier advertising Weed sewing machines and sewing machine cases, address "To the public".
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3182

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: STOP! and answer these questions.
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier advertising Weed sewing machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3184

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Flier advertising Weed sewing machines]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier advertising Weed sewing machines. Key to the stitched representation of the battle of Bunker Hill exhibited in Hartford.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3185

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Flier advertising Weed sewing machines]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier advertising Weed sewing machines. Key to the stitched representation of the battle of Bunker Hill exhibited in Hartford.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3186

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Letter to Katie E. Hamp accompanying the shipping of a shuttle]
Imprint: 1876
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Letter to Katie E. Hamp accompanying the shipping of a shuttle.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3187

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Letter to Katie E. Hamp accompanying the shipping of bobbins]
Imprint: 1876
Pages: 24
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Letter to Katie E. Hamp accompanying the shipping of bobbins.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3188

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: The great trial or contest for superiority between sewing machines at the 22nd annual exhibition of the Maryland Institute.
Imprint: 1871
Pages: 56
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Descriptive Notes: Booklet featuring articles in praise of Weed sewing machines, testimonials.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 12 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3190

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: The great trial or contest for superiority between sewing machines at the 22nd annual exhibition of the Maryland Institute.
Imprint: 1871
Pages: 56
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Descriptive Notes: Booklet featuring articles in praise of Weed sewing machines, testimonials, extra sheet giving reasons for using a Weed sewing machine.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 12 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3189

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Trade card featuring "a weed that cannot be weeded out"]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring sewing machines growing on plants. Advertisement for Weed sewing machines on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 25 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3248

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Trade card featuring an advertisement for a sewing machine called Favorites, family favorite, general favorites, manufacturers favorite]
Imprint: [between 1865 and 1900]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Models represented: Family Favorite, General Favorite, Manufacturers favorite.
Descriptive Notes: The 3-Favorite machines are described; the family favorite, good for general sewing, the general favorite and manufacturers favorite are more for heavy sewing; general can do leather and heavy cotton; the manufacturer does baskets.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 11 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4214

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Title: Report of the trial and result between sewing machines at the twenty second annual exhibition of the Maryland Institute by John P. Stambaugh.
Imprint: 1872
Pages: 56
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: History of the sewing machine history of Weed Sewing Machine company.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 4 ; Folder 3 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4923

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Title: Report of the trial and result between sewing machines at the twenty second annual exhibition of the Maryland Institute by John P. Stambaugh.
Imprint: 1872
Pages: 56
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: History of the sewing machine history of Weed Sewing Machine company.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 4 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 604

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Business card for Weed Sewing Machine Company]
Imprint: [Between 1870 and 1871]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Weed Sewing Machine Company business card. Includes (ff) symbol (for "family favorite").
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 4 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 605

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Title: Why the Weed Sewing Machine is a family favorite.
Imprint: [Between 1869 and 1876]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: "Why the Weed Sewing Machine is a family favorite...Because ... " [lists 17 reasons why].
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 4 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 606

Standard Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Weed Sewing Machine Company
Title: Circular and price list.
Imprint: 1873
Pages: 12
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
Descriptive Notes: Engravings showing working party and various cabinets for machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 4 ; Folder 3 (about locations)
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Record Number: 607

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