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Acc. 2010.209: Card game: "Progressive Chautauqua", circa 1930s

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: id69330

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Complete set of 58 cards and two instruction cards for Progressive Chautauqua (3" x 4 ½"). Instruction cards explain rules of play and talk about the advantages of becoming a salesperson for products and publications by the Peoples Book Co. It addresses the young, unemployed, preachers and women. For example: "To ladies thrown on their own resources for livelihood, it offers honorable, independent employment."


  • Creation: circa 1930s

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From the Collection: 5 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository