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This is a letter from Lee Hall to Mr. Louie Lerner, written on April 11th. Written on stationery from the St. Louis and Tennessee River Packet Company, the officers of the company are listed as J.R. Massengale, the President and General Manager from…

Two images of an informational advertising pamphlet with user testimonials for Schwab's Nature Soap. The pamphlet demonstrates the different users of the Nature soap from head to toe and gives the history of the soap a long with user testimonials…

A business card from the earliest days of A. Schwab Trading Co. This card shows H. Hirsch, Abraham Schwab, and S. Hirsch in business together and operating under the name Hirsch, Schwab & Co.

The card reads as follows:

"H. Hirsch, A. Schwab,…

Newspaper advertisement for A. Schwab's store located on Beale St. in Memphis Tennessee. The advertisement details the store's shoe clearance.

There is a hand written note from Sam Schwab that reads:

"The first adv. [sic] that I ever wrote…

A letter from Memphis Mayor James H. Malone to S.H. and Walter Lamb, written on November 27, 1908.

The contents of the letter are as follows,


In answer to your favor of Nov. 26th., I beg to state that of you are under the…

Letter from Mr. M.J. Kuttnauer to A. Schwab's in Memphis, Tennessee.

The letter details their inability to accommodate their purchasing needs at this time.

The letter reads:
"Dear Sir:

We appreciate your letter of the 7th and we are glad…

A bill of sale for items sold by S. & A. Rosenbaum & Schwab to Mr. F.B. Harris.

The location of this store was at No. 106 Broadway in Paducah, Kentucky.

Blue tone paper with logo for Schwab's Nature Face Powder.

A coupon offered by A. Schwab for a free 15c bar of Schwab's Nature Soap, redeemed by J.H. Henderson.

A letter from the Chairman of the Board of Plough, Inc., written to Mr. Sam Schwab to congratulate him on the continued success of the business.

The contents of the letter are as follows:

"Dear Mr. Schwab:

It pleased me very much to read…
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