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M-365: Latta-Hord Laundry Company Photograph

Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Title: M-365: Latta-Hord Laundry Company Photograph

Date: 1909

Extent: 0.03 Linear Feet

Location note: Vertical Files

Language: English

Abstract: This collection consists of a single photograph purchased from Ian Brabner Rare Americana. It's a circa 1909 photograph of the Latta-Hord Laundry Company in St. Louis, Missouri. The building has clean new signs advertising "We Want Your Work". The company's employees include various women posed together at the corner of the building and men who stand to the sides next to the company's horse-drawn carriages. Others peer out of the second story windows.

Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."

Biographical/Historical note: The Latta-Hord Laundry Company was founded in St. Louis and incorporated on April 5, 1909. It still exists today as the National Laundry Company. Scope and Contents note: The Latta-Hord Laundry Company Photograph is a single photograph in an archival enclosure. It includes a written description by Ian Brabner Rare America.

Access and use: This photograph is available on the UMSL Digital Library.