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J & P Coats spool advertisement.
J & P Coats
Color, advertisement, black boy sitting on a large spool of black thread, two black crows in front "We never fade!!", J&P Coats. Sun in top right corner looking down at boy with a distraught face. Page 2 is the back of the advertisement for "fast Black Spool Cotton", holds information like "does it wear?" and "does it wash?" to which J. & P. Coat's assures that it's black "will hold its color as long as any fabric on which it can be used."
Spool knitting -- Advertisements -- Advertising -- African American children -- Caricature -- Children, Black, in art -- Cartoons and children -- Children, Black -- Blacks -- Business -- Marketing -- African Americans in art -- African Americans -- Collectibles -- Ads -- Black children -- Black Americana -- Greenville (S.C.) -- 1880s
2 pages; 12 X 8 cm.
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John C. Hitt Library
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"We never fade!!." (1880). African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection – Images. 130.