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Sewing Machines | Historical Trade Literature in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: William's
Title: [Flier about William's Singer machines]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1863]
Pages: 8
Notes: Format: Fliers
Models represented: Hand machine, No. 2, William's medium.
Descriptive Notes: Information about models, prices, testimonials.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 18 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
Display Scanned Item: HTML Page
Record Number: 2698

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: C.W. Williams Manufacturing Co.
Title: Williams' Singer.
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1883]
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Information about models and the company.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 18 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
Display Scanned Item: HTML Page
Record Number: 2702

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring a small girl in a village street]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a small girl in a village street.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 26 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
Display Scanned Item: No images available (about image availability)
Record Number: 3257

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring five swallows on telegraph lines]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring five swallows on telegraph lines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 26 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3258

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring a girl with a hat]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a girl with hat.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3433

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring a girl with a hat]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a girl with hat.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3434

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring a beggar at a barbers' marveling at a well-tailored coat]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a beggar at a barber's marveling at a well-tailored coat.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3436

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring a seashore with cliffs and a sailing boat]
Imprint: [ca. 1886]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a seashore with cliffs and a sailing boat.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3437

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring a seashore with cliffs and rowing boats]
Imprint: [ca. 1886]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a seashore with cliffs and a sailing boat.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3438

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card in the shape of an envelope featuring breeding birds]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card in the shape of an envelope featuring a breeding bird. List of advantages of the Helpmate sewing machine on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3435

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring flowers]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring flowers.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
Display Scanned Item: No images available (about image availability)
Record Number: 3439

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring two birds under an umbrella while snow is falling]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring two birds under an umbrella while snowing.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
Display Scanned Item: No images available (about image availability)
Record Number: 3441

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring a girl pulling two smaller children in a cart]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a girl pulling two smaller children in a cart.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
Display Scanned Item: No images available (about image availability)
Record Number: 3442

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring roses]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring roses.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3443

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate
Title: [Trade card featuring two girls making a wreath of flowers]
Imprint: [Between 1865 and 1899]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring two girls making a wreath of flowers.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3444

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Helpmate Sewing Machine
Title: The Helpmate silent running sewing machine. / The Helpmate sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1888 and 1899]
Pages: 8
Notes: Format: Fliers
Models represented: 3, 3 1/2, 4, 5.
Descriptive Notes: Information about and images of models, list of advantages.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3445

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: New Williams
Title: [Trade card featuring the New Williams standing at the head]
Imprint: 19th cent.
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Model represented: New Williams.
Descriptive Notes: Trade card adorned with a beautiful rose, pussy willow and other greens; picture of the New Williams which stands at the head is found in lower right hand corner.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4310

Standard Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Williams Manufacturing Co.
Title: [Barlow insurance survey's fire insurance map of the Williams Manufacturing Company Works, Plattsburg, N.Y.]
Imprint: [Between 1882 and 1885]
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Map
Descriptive Notes: Scale map and description of the Williams Manufacturing Company's factory.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Barlow's Insurance Surveys. Box: 3 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4424

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