Postcard, Photographic
1882 Approximate
J.E. Lawrence Grocery Store Advertising. 5 1/2" x 3 1/2". Color lithographic print by Hughes & Johnson, Chicago shows child sweeping cans. "Steele and Price, Manufacturers, Chicago and St. Louis"; reverse side message: "The Contrast, While other Baking Powders are largely adulterated with Alum, Ammonia and other hurtful drugs, Dr. Price’s Cream Baking Powder has been kept unchanged in all its original purity and strength. The best evidence of its safety and effectiveness is the fact of its having received the highest testimonials from the most eminent chemists in the United States, who have analyzed it, from its introduction to the present time. No other powders show so good results by the true test – the test of the oven. This is a pure fruit acid baking powder made by Steele & Price, Chicago, Ill., and St. Louis, Mo., Manufacturers of Lupulin Yeast Gems, Dr. Price’s Special Flavoring Extracts and Dr. Price’s ? perfumes." Hand-stamped: "J.E. Lawrence, Staple and fancy groceries, Waseca, Minn."
Waseca business: J.E. Lawrence, Staple and fancy groceries