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Trade Catalog, Unexcelled Fireworks Company, 1884

Trade Catalog, Unexcelled Fireworks Company, 1884

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New York City’s Unexcelled Fireworks was one of several companies that developed a robust trade in oilcloth parade clothing, hats, and torches made for political clubs and their marching units throughout the northeastern United States in the late 19th century.
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paper (overall material)
blue, black (overall color)
overall: 6 in x 3 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm
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Ralph E. Becker
Political Parties
Political Campaigns
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National Museum of American History
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