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Title Toilet Paper Advertisement for Sol Star
Date 1905
Scope & Content This is an advertisment for toilet paper sent from the Albany Perforated Wrapping Paper Company of Albany, New York, to Sol Star in 1905. The advertisement includes the following components:
Part A - Form letter to Star advertising the A.P.W. brand toilet paper.
Part B - Envelope addressed to "Mr. Sel [sic] Star, / Deadwood, / S.D." with a 1905 postmark.
Part C - Unused reply postcard addressed to "A.P.W. Paper Co." for use in ordering toilet paper.
Part D - Brochure advertising a year's supply of toilet paper for $1.00.
Part E - Sample toilet paper sheets stamped "A.P.W. Brand."
Administrative/Biographical History This advertisement is part of a group of items sent to or received by Sol Star. Star was an early resident of Deadwood and a business partner of Seth Bullock.
Collection Days of '76 Museum Collection
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2012.11a-e.D76
Creator Albany Perforated Wrapping Paper Company
Extent of Description 1 letter, 1 envelope, 1 card, 1 brochure, and 1 toilet paper sample
People Star, Sol
Search Terms 1900s
Advertising
Toilet Paper