Chrisman Collection

Harry E. Chrisman, former Liberal author and historian, donated a large collection of his writings, photographs, and other items to Liberal Memorial Library for the purpose of research. This database searches the contents of the Chrisman Collection.


Call No: N195-K

Description: Gold Dust Washing Powder ad from “The Hired Girl”

Date of origin:

Type: Negative

Size: 3 15/16 x 4 13/16

Condition: Good


Gold Dust Washing Powder/ I’ve washed at the tub, And I’ve scrubbed the floor, I’ve scoured the tin pans too; and/ Gold Dust/ did it in half the time that any soap could do./ Sold everywhere. Cleans everything. Pleases everybody./ N.K. Fairbank & Co.,/ Sole Manufacturers,/ Chicago, St. Louis, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New Orleans; San Francisco, Portland, Me., Portland, Ore., Pittsburgh and Milwaukee.

Provenance: “The Hired Girl” magazine or other publication

Miscellaneous Info.:

Advertisement from a newspaper, magazine or some other publication. The ad is an illustration of a woman washing clothes in a washtub, looking at a pan, and scrubbing a floor. The print ad is on the right side.

Other Info.: According to E17, this is an illustration taken from “The Hired Girl.”

Related to: E17-K (Envelope containing negatives of illustrations for “The Hired Girl”), N196-K (Denver Best soap advertisement from “The Hired Girl”), N197-K (Advertisement of woman by chicken pen in “The Hired Girl” in Denver, Colo.), N198-K (Illustration of woman cranking a cream seperator in “The Hired Girl”),

Subject: “The Hired Girl” magazine or other publication, advertisement, bucket, floor, Gold Dust Powder, illustration, N.K. Fairbank & Co., tin pan, washtub, woman,