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ID Number 2013.117.001
Object Name Matchbook
Description 27 matchbook covers from Jamestown businesses
1. Bayview Bar & Grill, Manuel J. Sylvia, Prop.; phone 128; image of pinup girl on back; Mercury Match Corp., Zainesville, Ohio

2. Bayview Hotel & Grill, E.H. Sylvia Prop.; phone 211; "When you're thirsty - rest your old [donkey] here; Kasser & Blair, Cin., O.;

3., 4., 5. Bay View Hotel; 100 rooms . bath; phone 211 and 128; image of girl on beach on back; Match Corp. of America, Chicago

6. Bowser Agency Realtor; Narragansett Avenue; phone 22; logo of National Association of Real Estate Boards; no manufacturer named

7. and 8 E. B. Brooks Co., Inc R.E.Queern and R.B. Queern; phone 26W; Service is what we give; The sign the nation knows - logo of Socony Vacuum; Superior Match Co., Chicago

9. Doty's Repair Shop, Repairs on all make cars; No Job too small or too large; image of man and car Auto Repair;; Superior Match Co., Chicago

10. and 11 Garnett's Sandwich Shop, 9 Ferry Wharf; phone 235 ; A Good Place to eat; image of Hamburgers you'll like; Match Corp of America, Chicago

12. Harbor View Inn; rooms, apartments and dining room; 15 Conanicus Ave.; Call Again; Service Our First Consideration, Moderate rates; inside: we serve wonderful food and our coffee can't be beat; no manufacturer name found

13. and 14. One blue and one green Jamestown Garage new . used cars; 14 Narragansett Ave.; phone 69'; AAA logo; inside: superior auto repair service - our work guaranteed; no manufacturer name found

15. Jamestown Water Taxi, George West Jr.; phone 40-W; we never sleep; Day & Night Service; Match Corp. of America

16. Langs Service plus Quality; Quality that will please you; phone 56W; E.A. Evans Prop.; Surperior Match Co., Chicago

17. Meredith & Clarke, Inc. Insurance - Real Estate; Insurance Company of North America Companies; logo of eagle 1792 Protect what you have; The Diamond Match Co., NYC; inside are names of firms represented; part of front cover missing

18. Narragansett Restaurant, wines, beers & liquors; 19 Narragansett Ave.phone 287; Tasty foods; on back image of speedboat Fishing Launches; Advance Match & PRTG..Corp., Chicago; inside images of wine glass, dog, beer mug When your tongue's hanging out drop in and see us

19. Sylvia's Garage Delco Sales & Service, Coleman floor furnaces range and fuel AMOCO; Permalube motor oil,; Mighty AMOCO Gas powerful * smooth; Lion Match Co., Inc Baltimore, Md

20 and 21. Tefft's Restaurant "Better Known as The House of Tefft" Where the Customer is Never Right; phone 241; on back four faces There's a Tavern in the Town Where Good Fellows Gather Round; Match Corp. of America, Chicago

22. and 23. Theatre Spa, Theatre Bldg. Confectioners Ice Cream Soda; Fountain Service, Tasty Sandwiches with image of boy and girl at soda fountain; Match Corp.of America, Chicago

24., 25., 26., 27. E.R. Vieira Co. Gulf oil products, coal - coke - wood -sand - stone - gravel - ice and spring water - general trucking; phone 76W or 76J; wholesale and retail; on the backs are four different images with sayings: The old Salt (sailor and boy), Wild Horse Canyon (horses), Casey at the Bat (3 boys), Surprise visit (bears); Superior Match Co., Chicago
Date ca 1950s
Site Jamestown Historical Society