Trade catalogs from Albert Pick & Co.

Trade catalogs from Albert Pick & Co.

Date
1900s
Company Name
Albert Pick & Co.
Place
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Notes content
Circa 1910s-1920s catalogs and trade lit from a distributor of wares for hotels and restaurants: cutlery ; ceramic plates, cups and serving dishes ; glassware ; earthenware kitchen vessels (mixing bowls, butter crocks) ; jardinieres , vases and other decorative display items ; wash stands and bowls for hotel rooms ; icecream service pieces ; lamps ; checks for cafeterias, restaurants and lunch rooms, plus cash registers ; signs and letters ; cook books ; decorative novelties ; artificial plants and flowers ; paper doilies ; table cloths, napkins, towels ; bead spreads, sheets, blankets and comforters ; waiters, maids, cooks, doormen, bell boy and porter's uniforms ; sweepers, cleaning compounds and polishing compounds ; telephones and annunciators ; gas fixtures ; wrapping supplies ; playing cards ; room key tags ; toothpicks ; straws ; matches ; baker's supplies ; enamel wares for kitchens ; chefs knives and cleavers ; pastry and cigar cases ; steam tables ; waffle irons ; toaster ; mixers ; bread slicers ; vegetable parer ; rotiserie ; urns ; printed matches ; toilet paper ; matresses ; hotel room furniture (chairs, chest of drawers, coat rack) ; cafe furniture (table, butler's tray, serving stand, counter stool, lunch counter) ; curtains ; shades ; ash tray stands ; umbrella stands ; carpets ; fire extinguishers ; janitor floor brushes ; carpets ; linoleum ; soap ; sponges ; ladders; scales ; oven ranges ; cuspidors ; coal hods ; ash cans ; mirrors ; desk ; safes ; clocks ; file cabinets ; bathroom fixtures ; vacuum cleaners ; laundry machines ; locks ; paints ; paper baler . Also a catalog of automobile after market accessories: spotlight ; auto jack ; spark plugs ; lubricator ; goggles and eye sheilds ; chauffeur's uniform ; lock switch ; hood ornaments ; tires ; tools ; horn ; batteries ; rear view mirror ; ammeter ; pails and chamois ; automobile robe rail ; Automobile Blue Books for various regions ; cigar lighter ; Texaco transmission grease and engine oil ; Ford seat covers ; auto lock attachment ; Stewart speedometer for Fords : bumpers for Fords ; gasometers for Fords.
Includes
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description
10 pieces; 1 box
Record ID
SILNMAHTL_32473
Topic (Romaine term)
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)
Hardware and hand tools
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)
Electrical apparatus and equipment
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones
Locks and safes (including alarm and security systems)
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)
Cleaning tools and supplies
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)
Textiles and textile machinery
Furniture and furnishings
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning
Appliances (household)
Curios; novelties and souvenirs
Packaging materials and shipping
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.
Firefighting and fire engines
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies
Cutlery
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)
Measuring; calculating and testing devices
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)
Topic
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"
Adhesives
Advertising
Air conditioning
Automobiles
Barrels
Bars (Drinking establishments)
Beverage industry
Bottling
Briefcases
Business
Calculators
Candles
Ceramics
Cleaning compounds
Cleaning machinery and appliances
Clocks and watches
Clothing and dress
Coal
Collectibles
Commerce
Cutlery
Distilleries
Dress accessories
Electric apparatus and appliances
Location
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source
Smithsonian Libraries