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Catalog Number 10586-86
Title Shoehorn, Thomas Kilpatrick & Co., Omaha
Object Name Shoehorn
Description It is a standard black shoehorn, that has "Thomas Kilpatrick& Co. and Omaha, Nebraska, printed on it. There is also a symbol printed in the middle of the shoehorn on the front.
COLORS: irridescent blue & green, touches of brown
Date 1895 or later
Culture American
Material Metal (Iron)
Made Thomas Kilpatrick & Co.
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska(Douglas)Omaha
Makers mark "Oriental trade mark." It really hard to read
Used Omaha
Height (in) 1.5
Width (in) 3.37
Depth (in) 1.5
Search Terms Thomas Kilpatrick & Co.
History In 1895 Thomas Kilpatrick & Co. was founded. It was an outgrowth of the drygoods firms of A. Cruickshank Company, which had begun as Ross and Cruickshank in 1868, and Tootle & Jackson. These two firms had been absorbed into the Kilpatrick-Koch Dry Goods Company. Thomas Kilpatrick and Company was acquired later by Younker Brothers Stores.

From the home of Howard and Louise Platt, Omaha, Nebraska.

Credit line Jeanette Richoux, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Richoux, Jeanette