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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Public notices or paid announcements, especially those in print. For announcements paid for by an advertiser and broadcast on radio or television, use "commercials."

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Advertisement, engraving "The Home of Washington" by Henry T. Williams, 1800s

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1800s

Advertisement, First Banner, undated

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: undated

Advertisement, Hotel George Washington, Jacksonville, Florida, 1900s

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1900s

Advertisement, Noah Walker & Co. fashionable clothiers, 1800s

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1800s

Advertisement, Tippecanoe bitters, 1883

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1883

Advertisement, Washington Fire & Marine Insurance Company of Boston, 1800s?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1800s?

Advertising novelty, cardboard pistol, Educator Cookies, 1900s

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1900s

Advertising print, "The Formal Opening of the White House," American Radiator Works, 1900s

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 3.10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1900s

Cardboard advertisement, Continental cigars, 1900s

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1900s

Columbian Centinel, Boston, MA, 1796 March 26

 Item — Box 2
Identifier: RM-1072; NEWS-5714 and RM-171; NEWS-2503
Scope and Contents

Newspaper ad by George Washington advertising the rental of 4 Mt. Vernon farms--not including Mansion House Farm. Detailed descriptions, are included. Also lists for sale lands on the Ohio River, on the Miami, and in Kentucky. Deals with decisions Washington was making regarding establishment of a source of income for himself, the management of farms, and to find a solution to the burdens of his slave ownership.

Dates: 1796 March 26

Container Corporation of America advertisement with quote from George Washington's farewell address, 1900s

 Item — Box 3, Folder: ADVERT OV 1
Identifier: 2019-SC-026-013
Scope and Contents

Advertisement series called Great Ideas of Western Man, featuring George Washington on knowledge in a free government. With artwork by Robert Schneeberg.

Dates: 1900s

Letter, to David Stuart, 1796 February 7

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 1796.02.07, Folder: OUT
Identifier: A-508.2
Scope and Contents Washington encloses an advertisement which he plans to put in various gazettes and newspapers -- he confides in secrecy his plan to rent his farms & the dower slaves -- he may even interest associations in England or Scotland in farms through advertisements in gazettes -- the intermarriage of dower negroes with others and those on neighboring farms will cause affecting & trying consequences, so Washington cautions Stuart to make no mention of the plan for the present -- he doesn't...
Dates: 1796 February 7

Railway advertisement, International Centennial, Grand Trunk Railway, 1876

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1876

The Maryland Gazette, Annapolis, MD, 1761 August 20

 Item
Identifier: RM-1211
Scope and Contents

This edition of the newspaper contains a runaway slave notice published by George Washington for 4 slaves, Peros, Jack, Neptune, and Cupid.

Dates: Publication: 1761 August 20

The Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser, Philadelphia, PA, 1800 May 30

 Item
Identifier: RM-1018; NEWS-5645
Abstract

Plantation manager James Anderson places an advertisement in the Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser, 30 May 1800, found on page 4. At the bottom of column 2 is a notice for Marcus, a runaway slave and household servant at Mount Vernon including a physical description. Marcus belonged to Martha Washington.

Dates: Publication: 1800 May 30