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Clipping from the front page of the Commercial Appeal dated March 30, 1968. Image of (L to R) Abram Schwab, Beverly Schwab, and Michelle Johnson standing outside of the Schwab Brothers store as armored tanks roll through Beale Street in downtown…

The four-page health and beauty booklet is an instructional guide written for women on how to use six different Schwab's Nature Beauty-Aids in a five-step beauty routine. Additionally, the booklet describes Schwab's Nature Beauty-Aids and provides…

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 metal plate that was used to create advertisements for A. Schwab.

Included is a reverse image to increase legibility.

The photograph is of a "100 Years on Beale St." banner that was hanging in the storefront window of A. Schwab Trading Co.

A metal plate used for making advertisements for A. Schwab.

Included is a reverse of the image for increased legibility.

This photograph shows a crowd gathered at the storefront of the A. Schwab Trading Co. in January 1926 for a sale to mark the 50th anniversary of the store's opening.
The store had expanded in the few years previous into 165 Beale, which had held a…

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…

The item is a blank order form for A. Schwab Trading Co.

The National Geographic Society Article features a photograph of Abram Joseph Schwab (1923-2002), grandson of founder Abraham O. Schwab (1852-1923).
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