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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028104 a-e
Description
Cloth name tags in a box, consisting of six dozen tags in two strips of three dozen each, housed in a cardboard and plastic box; the box bottom (a) is made of paper-covered cardboard and is rectangular in shape, with short closed front, back, left and right sides, a closed bottom and an open top; t…
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Accession Number
996028104 a-e
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Documentation -- ephemera
Description
Cloth name tags in a box, consisting of six dozen tags in two strips of three dozen each, housed in a cardboard and plastic box; the box bottom (a) is made of paper-covered cardboard and is rectangular in shape, with short closed front, back, left and right sides, a closed bottom and an open top; the paper has printing on it; the top of the box is made of clear plastic and is rectangular in shape with short closed front and back sides, a closed top and bottom, and open right and left sides; the top of the box slips over the bottom from the right or left side; the bottom of the box lid has a loose, paper label with typing on it; the box houses two long, white cloth strips, each with three dozen names embroidered in red thread; the strips are both folded several times and tied folded with white thread.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box bottom - Length 8.1 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - box top - Length 8.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - paper label - Length 6.6 cm x Width 3.0 cm
d-e - name tags - Length 7.2 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Miss Nora M. Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing graduate.
Maker
J. & J. Cash Inc.
Site Made (City)
Belleville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Material
paper: off-white; pink
cardboard: light grey
plastic: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) The front and back sides of the box bottom both read, "Cash's Woven Names"; the left and right sides of the box both read, "Price $2.40 // 6 Dozen"; the outside bottom of the box reads, "REFERENCE No. // 224/6 46 // Do not use for // re-ordering // We guarantee all // our goods to be // perfectly fast in // colors, and full // quantity. In event // of any mistake, // kindly send us in- // formation giving // us the Reference // No. as above. This // is very important in // locating an error. // J. & J. CASH, // Incorporated // South Norwalk, Conn.; // Los Angeles, Calif.; // Belleville, Ont., Canada"; (c) the label reads, "13 Steacy's // Kingston Ont."; (d,e) both strips of name tags have the name, "NORA M. VALLEAU" embroidered in red thread three dozen times.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
The box bottom is broken at the top and bottom corners of the left side, but is still complete; all printing is fully legible; the plastic box top is complete and undamaged as is the paper label; both cloth name strips are unused and undamaged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Oral history transcript for Nora Valleau
Images
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