Tuesday, June 9, 2015

page 21 -- C.I. Hood & Co., Phoenix Insurance Co., W.W. Thorpe, White Sewing Machine Co.

updated 19 November 2016
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The back of a Hood's Tooth Powder Card as presented by East Carolina University's Digital Collections:

Hood's Cook Book is online in the Internet Archive
Other titles by C.I. Hood & Co., Lowell MA are also
available in the Archive.
Richard Howe has an excellent page on the history of C.I. Hood & Co., including a picture of the whole facility in Lowell. More information is also available on page 86 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection.



According to Wikipedia, Phoenix is one of the few insurance companies still headquartered in Hartford CT as of 2015.

A Life Reflected
Phoenix headquarters building, Hartford CT
Google Street View Oct 2011
edited in Picassa by J. Diver


Other cards, but not much information about W.W. Thorpe is on page 194 of the Earl J.Arnold Advertising Card Collection.



For a good summary of White history, see FundingUniverse's company profiles.
Added to the Arnold Collection recently are two additional White Sewing Machine trade cards:






See page 62 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection for a demo of a White Sewing

Machine. Additional cards and info are on pages 47110 and 178 of the Arnold Collection.



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