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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Blucher Custom Boot Company Records

Identifier: 2001-022

The Blucher Custom Boot Company Records contain 218 “Fitting Books” from 1915-1982 which were used to record customer transactions. Each custom order is detailed in the books and typically includes sketches of custom stitching and an outline of the customer’s feet.

Dates: 1915 - 1999

Claudio Janni Collection

Identifier: 2002-209

The Claudio Janni Collection features the Sam Lucchese boot pattern book which is an exceptional work of art with pages of designs for boot covers and patterns. Accompanying the book are several photographs, advertising cards, two catalogs, and 35mm slides of boot designs.

Dates: circa 1920-circa 1990

Otto F. Ernst Catalogue No. 13

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 12-24)
Identifier: RC2022-012

This small collection contains one (1) undated catalog from the Otto F. Ernst, Inc. saddlery company.

Dates: circa 1920

Ron Bledsoe Trade Catalog and Ephemera Collection

Identifier: 1997-024
Abstract This collection consists of more than 200 saddle and tack catalogs dating from the late-1880s through the mid-1980s. It also includes saddle and tack related ephemera such as price lists, order forms, company envelopes, and advertising materials. Manufacturers featured in the collection include Edward H. Bohlin, Fred Mueller Saddle & Harness Co., George Lawrence Co., Hamley & Co., Hermann H. Heiser Saddlery, N. Porter Saddle & Harness Co., S. D. Myres Saddle Co., and Visalia...
Dates: circa 1880-1993