Collection of cemetery and death industry related ephemera.
Chicago, IL: 1917-1953. Collection includes records of documents pertaining the funerary industry and illustrates pricing and examples of aspects of the death process for commerce in the 1930s in Chicago.
Includes (in folder):
*1917 Receipt for funerary services from Peterson Bros. Undertakers in Chicago
*Envelope from Peterson Bros. Funeral Directors
*Envelope from Chicago Cemetery Association
*2 receipts from 1936 from Oak Hill Cemetery in Chicago
*A Grave Plantings brochure from Oak Hill Cemetery
*A Deed from 1936 for a plot at Oak Hill Cemetery
*A perpetual care contract from the Chicago Cemetery Association
*An evergreen advertisement from Oak Hill Cemetery
*A receipt from the Bevel Granite Company from 1936
*Envelope from the Bevel Granite Company in Chicago
*A receipt from 1936 for the gravestone from the Bevel Granite Co.
*A letter from 1936 from the Bevel Granite Co.
*A prayer card from 1953. Very Good+. All in good overall condition, all show some light aging, creasing, and wear. Contains several loose sheets, all varying sizes, some with annotations. Item #9992