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Fading ads of St. Louis / Wm. Stage
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Charleston, SC : The History Press, c2013.
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121 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary
"A photographic book of historic ads in St. Louis"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 123).
Contents
Foreword / by Dr. Robert Archibald -- Prologue / by Arthur Krim -- Ghost signs : their place in history, on high streets and in our hearts / by Sam Roberts -- Bricks, mortar and paint : a primer -- Then and now -- Back in the day -- Some thoughts on ghost signs -- Hats, shoes and overalls -- Cleaning products -- North Grand Circle -- Roll out the barrel -- Hyde Park beer -- Layouts and paint -- Food-related products -- Royal patent flour -- Confections -- Soft drinks -- Tobacco -- Star saloon & cafe : a case study in commercial archaeology -- Controversial wall sign -- Photographing wall signs in their natural habitat -- Race course avenue -- Patent medicines -- Restoration and preservation -- Case study: two vintage signs in Dogtown restored -- Sunny Brook whiskey -- Services -- This, that and the other -- Eateries -- Coffee and tea -- Heyday and decline -- New work -- Walldogs.
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Fading ads of Saint Louis
St. Louis
Saint Louis
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9781609494896 (pbk.)
160949489X (pbk.)
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