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Hias Immigrant Ladies Club Party. Black and white photo of Baby Doll Party, 29 girls posing with their baby dolls. The third girl from right in second row is Sarah Wilkouski and next to her towards the center is Belle Wilkouski, her sister. On the back of the picture Sarah wrote: Sis and Me With all the girls, Dolly Party given by the Hias Immigrant Ladies Club â€“ Oh Boy We Sure Had a Very Good time â€“ 1933. The 2 Prettiest gals Sis & I, We Modeled Clothes.â€ť Handwritten on front â€ś1933, Hias Junioryets.â€ť Sarah Wilkouski, from Chicago, Illinois was 22 years old when this picture was taken. She was the collectorĘĽs mother-in-law. 8â€ť x 10.â€ť The exodus of Jewish emigrants from Russia led to the founding of the Hebrew Immigration Aid Society in 1881 in New York. Over the years it has provided assistance to thousands of refuges, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Stamped on photo â€śJan. 14 - 1933.â€ť DATED: 1933.
Standard Correspondence Club, Devoted to the interests of the unmarried,â€ť June 1944. View Full Text
YWCA navy blue silk Bag in hexagon shape heavily beaded in a diamond pattern along with a solid navy beaded horizontal strip across the center with the YWCA logo in gold with a red beaded â€śYWCA.â€ť Both sides identical. Purse is lined in pink polished cotton, with one small interior pocket, fastens with a snap at center top and has a self fabric loop handle to be carried on wrist. It is trimmed around the opening with a box pleated self fabric ruffle and loop handle, to be carried on wrist. Looped beaded fringe in white, gold, navy and red along the bottom. 6-1/2â€ť wide at center and 8â€ť long. The Young Womenâ€™s Christian Association of the USA was incorporated in New York City in 1907. DATE: Anytime after 1907 and into the 20s and 30s.
Zell (Rex Fifth Avenue) Flapjack Compact, blond wood w/maroon plastic lid inset, sifter, no puff, glued discolored mirror, 4â€ť D; in original gray-blue Rex Fifth Avenue box.
Ziegfeld Girl Flapjack Compact, faux tortoise shell plastic with sifter andâ€ťZiegfeld Girlâ€ť puff, mirror, 5â€ť D. Includes instructions â€śTo reflect a lovelier you,â€ť fabric bag with original sticker â€ś39.50,â€ť and original blue box with white stars and purple lettering. Pat No. D137166, Other Pat Pending, A Division of Allied Plastics Co., Los Angeles.
Cordeâ€™ handbags were created using rows of gimp in unique patterns stitched to a fabric background. In the early 1940s Sears Roebuck & Company Catalog advertised corde bags for $7.50. DATE: 1940s. Structured cordeâ€™ bag in a zig zag pattern with a zipper and two prystal handles. Black fabric lining with a pocket. Inside label says â€śM.E. Productâ€ť and â€śIt speaks for itself.â€ť Bag 12â€ť x 9-1/2â€ť x 2.â€ť
Zip Perfumed Depilatory Cream in black and cream tube. Tube in original green and cream box 4 x 1 x1. Includes advertising and a special offer leaflet. Jean Jordeau, Inc., New York, Âľ oz. Partially used. DATED: 1922.
WWI Letter Pouch in cream satin with a pink ribbon border and a framed rectangle embroidered with pink flowers with words â€śTo my Friendâ€ť and a gold tone â€śUSAâ€ť pin.The inside cream cover has a silk screen picture of a woman in profile framed within a flower printed heart, and the profile of soldier in an oval frame with an eagle standing on 2 crossed rifles. In the center between the two portraits is another flag, the words â€śForget Me Notâ€ť and a 4 lines poem. Includes eagle pin that says â€śCMTCM,â€ť with crossed rifles and the initials â€śHM.â€ť The inside of the bottom has a pocket made of flag fabric with 48 stars. Pouch 7â€ť x 10-1/2.â€ť DATE: Circa 1917.
WWII Letter Pouch in red satin trimmed with purple ribbon and hand painted red flowers and green leaves. Says, â€śMotherâ€ť and in the corner â€śUS Navyâ€ť with an anchor. The inside of the cover is cream with four roses creating a frame and in the middle the word â€śMotherâ€ť with a 4 line poem. The inside of the bottom has a pocket made of flag fabric with 48 stars. Pouch 7â€ť x 9.â€ť DATE:1940s.
WWII Letter Pouch in deep pink satin, the word â€śSweetheart hand-painted on a diagonal between two red roses. The inside of the pouch is cream satin with a poem â€śSweetheartâ€ť and on the bottom is a pocket that says â€śUS Armyâ€ť with pink flowers. Inside the pocket is a tiny piece of light blue fabric pair of underpants w/cream lace trim, and written on them is â€śUS Armyâ€ť on one side and on the other, â€śTo my Sweetheart.â€ť There is a picture of Cupid, silk screened in black w/a poem titled â€śSweetheart.â€ť 7â€ť x 11.â€ť DATE:1940s
World War Service â€śSisterâ€ť pink and white silk cover, navy back and gray fringe, says â€śUSA Camp Gordon Atlanta, Gaâ€ť and in the upper left corner is the image of a doughboyâ€™s face set inside a star w/American, French and British flags, and on top of the star there is an American Eagle holding a ribbon w/the words â€śWorld War Service.â€ť In the lower right corner is â€śLady Justiceâ€ť with her sword and shield and the eagle with the words, â€śE Pluribus Unum 1918.â€ť Circa: 1918
WWI â€śMotherâ€ť pale pink cotton cover w/yellow fabric back and pink fringe; printed image of a woman inside a picture frame with an American flag on each side and 3 red carnations reads â€śMotherâ€ť with a 4 line poem. DATE: Circa 1917.
Navy â€śMotherâ€ť yellow acetate cover with dark green fringe. In the center is a poem to â€śMother,â€ť framed with a rope, roses and anchor. Ribbon over anchor reads â€śOur Navy Americaâ€™s Guardian USN.â€ť Center top has an American eagle and American coat of arms, bordered by cruiser and aircraft carrier. Along the bottom is a battleship, a seaplane, submarine and destroyer. DATE: Circa 1941.
Navy â€śWifeâ€ť light pink and blue acetate cover with a peach cotton back and blue and yellow fringe. The center picture says â€śUS NAVY, US Navy Training School â€“ Ames, Iowa with a picture of a ship printed in center, it reads Poem â€śTo My Wife; top left corner the American Eagle standing on an anchor, top right corner an anchor formed by people says, â€śA Human Picture Composed of Blue Jackies in Uniform.â€ť 17â€ť sq. DATE: 1940s
Navy â€śMotherâ€ť pink acetate cover with a teal back and yellow fringe. Printed in the center in large navy blue letters, â€śU.S.Navy,â€ť to left â€śIn service for my country and You,â€ť on the right is a large â€śV,â€ť in the middle â€śCamp Peary, Vaâ€ť Along the bottom left is a 2â€ť bee with a sailorâ€™s hat and gun with the word â€śSeabees,â€ť to the right a framed poem â€śto My Motherâ€ť DATE: Circa: 1941.
U.S. Army peach acetate cover with orange fringe. In the center is a poem to â€śMother,â€ť with a fighting eagle and is bordered with 2 planes, one a â€śF-28â€ť and 4 pictures of soldiers in the field. Stamped â€śFort Lee, Va.â€ť DATE: Circe 1941.
â€śMothers of World War IIâ€ť Hat, styled like service menâ€™s â€śside cap,â€ť in red satin with white piping, a patch and 5 blue stars. Blue stars signify she has 5 living sons in the service, stars are always hand sewed should the situation change. DATED: December 1941 to July 1945.
Cobalt Ceramic Cuspidor embossed with leaves and highlighted with 4 gold painted fluere-de-lis around the sides. There is also a spray of gold along the inside top edge. 7-1/2â€ť diameter at the top edge and 5-1/2â€ť high. DATE: 1890s.
Pocket Spittoon, nickel plated brass oval shape w/screw on cap for emptying; hinged 1-3/4â€ť round door opens to tunnel like opening for spit, inside door is covered w/a screw on plate framed w/rubber, â€śThe KNY-Scheerer Corporation of America,â€ť and â€śGermany,â€ť 2â€ť x 4.â€ť Although it was purchased as a lady's spittoon it was probably designed for men and also used by women. DATED: 1926.
Oval Snuff Box, the lid is engraved with a parrot surrounded by fruit trees. Engraved on the bottom, â€śpatented March 24, 1868 and Feb 17, 1874.â€ť Measures 7.5â€ť x 2.5â€ť x 1.5.â€ť DATE: Circa 1874.
Green Pipe and Case, bakelite or similar plastic. The 1â€ť bowl is decorated with tiny colored rhinestones, The shank is 4-3/4.â€ť The case is faux snakeskin lined in white fur and silk. Made in Austria.
Cigarette Holder, 15â€ť opera length, ebonite w/brass metal tips, decorated w/etchings of smoke curl and flowers. DATE: 1920s.
Mini Heart Cigarette Lighter, nickel silver over brass w/a heavily embossed motif of leaves and scrolls. The front of the heart has a second very tiny heart shaped mirror. A tiny center knob at the top swings open from the side exposing the lighter. 1-1/4â€ť at its widest and 1-1/2â€ť high.
Betty Boop Butler Cigarette Stand, a 30â€ť wood cut out, painted in the traditional Betty Boop colors of red and black, a red dress, lips and earrings and black hair, facial features, heels and garter. The animated cartoon character was originally created as a French poodle in 1930 and became a human character in 1932. In the 1930s it was common to see this style cigarette stand of popular comic book characters. DATE: Mid to late 1930s.
Temperance Pin, silver WCTU 2 piece Pin. Pin back piece says â€śWTCUâ€ť and hanging piece says, â€śOratorical Prize.â€ť Measures 1â€ť x 3/4.â€ť The Womenâ€™s Christian Temperance Union was formed in 1874. Behind the WCTU's temperance reform was "protection of the home." The slogan "For God and Home and Native Land," later changed to "Every Land" expressed the WCTU's priorities. Through education and example the WCTU hoped to obtain pledges of total abstinence from alcohol, and later also tobacco and other drugs.
Round pink organdy cover w/soft gathers and the raised face of a flapper in the center. She has short curly brown hair, wears a cream cloche w/a a wide light blue satin headband w/a large bow at the side. She has large blue eyes and Cupidâ€™s Bow lips. 16â€ť D with two rows of trim, one cream lace and one the blue ribbon.
Purple with white lace trim, flapper in a wide brimmed pink hat 14â€ť D.
Profile of a flapper wearing a wide brimmed blue, pink, and orange hat, 12â€ť D.
Powder and Lipstick Music Box plays â€śMost Beautiful Girl.â€ť Made of light blue aluminum, gold tone trim, lid w/recessed center holds lipstick cylinder stamped â€śThree Flowers,â€ť lid and lipstick cover decorated w/plastic pearls; paper sticker w/song name included;â€ť 3-1/2â€ť D across top of lid, 4-1/2â€ť D at base and 5-1/2â€ť from top to bottom.