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Catalog Number HRHS-143
Collection Calendar Collection
Object Name Print
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Calendars were used by businesses as a form of advertising. The business name and address was seen by the consumer for a full twelve months.

SCOPE AND CONTENT
This is a collection of calendars from local businesses. Most of the calendars have the local business name printed on them as a form of advertisement and others were calendars given to local businesses by their distributors.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Folder 1:
-1900 Swartz Bros. & Hott, Dayton
Folder 2:
-1901 Jos. V. Kavanaugh Fine Wines and Liquors, North Main Street, Harrisonburg
-1905 The City of Harrisonburg
-1906 The City of Harrisonburg
-1906 J. R. Crawford, Horseshoeing and General Blacksmithing, E. Water Street, Harrisonburg
-1916 The Red Oil Mfg. Co., Baltimore, MD
-1918 Lone Star Tool Co., Wichita Falls, TX, showing "The Mermaids"
Folder 3:
-1926 Troy Steam Laundry, Harrisonburg
-1929 P. F. Spitzer, Paints, Wall Paper and Picture Framing, 83 E. Market St., Harrisonburg (2)
-1929 P. A. Armentrout Jeweler, Harrisonburg
-1931 Calendar in the shape of a stage coach with cards showing the months
-1932 Valley Milk Producers Association, Harrisonburg
-1935 City Produce Exchange, Harrisonburg
-1935 Higgs Funeral Home, Harrisonburg
-1935 The Wetsel Seed Company, Harrisonburg
Folder 4:
-1936 City Produce Exchange, Harrisonburg
-1936 Stiegler's Garage, Baltimore, MD, has a photo of the Dionne Quintuplets
-1937 Harry Robinson & Son Department Store, Elkton
-1939 Glen Shomo Service Station, Harrisonburg
1942 Rockingham Co-Operative Farm Bureau, Inc., Harrisonburg area
-1945 Hinkle's Card Shop, Dayton
- Folder 5:
1948 M. W. Bean Local and Long Distance Hauling, Moorefield, West Virginia
-1949 Hilltop Hatchery, Broadway
-1952 Elkton Milling Co., Elkton
-1952 Rockingham Co-op Farm Bureau, Inc., Harrisonburg area
-1953 Gleco Mills, Inc., Charlottesville
-1959 Spring Creek Roller Mills, Bridgewater
-1969 Stroop Oil Co., Inc., Harrisonburg
-1975 Rockingham Petroleum Cooperative Inc., Timberville
-2000 L & S Diner, Harrisonburg





Title Calendar Collection