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Bader Family Papers, 1877-1922

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Identifier: A2540

Title: Bader Family Papers, 1877-1922


Ernest F. L. Bader (or Ernst F. L. Bader) was born April 24, 1853, in Germany. He emigrated to the United States in 1884, and operated a saloon in St. Louis in the early 1900s. He died November 10, 1910, in St. Louis.

The collection includes advertising circulars, circular letters, price lists, and brochures, many of which relate to the dry cleaning business; advertisements and letters promoting dry cleaning correspondence courses; ten issues of "Widder's Practical Dyer" (1920-1921), published by the Widder Dye & Chemical Co., Inc., Brooklyn, New York; letters to Ernst Bader offering jobs and business opportunities in reply to an advertisement he placed in a dry cleaning trade magazine; papers regarding courses in hypnotism, magic, phrenology, and psychology; papers relating to dog shows and dog breeding; papers relating to the Plymouth Rock Squab Company of Boston, Massachusetts; and family papers.

1 box; 1 oversize folder

Finding aid available.

Cite as: Bader Family Papers, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1877-1922

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts


Subjects: Advertisements
Dry cleaning
Dog shows


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