Removal Notice



Removal notice announcing both the 70th anniversary and moving of the offices of the E.B. Estes Company.

Card is dated 1917.

1847-1917 - Telephone Greeley 4820-4821
New York, January 18th, 1917.

E.B. Estes and Sons, on this seventieth anniversary of their establishment, announce the removal of their New York offices, sales and sample rooms to 362 & 364 Fifth Avenue, near 34th Street, New York.

At this new centrally located address, convenient to the railroad terminals and the hotel center, they hope to have the pleasure of your frequent visits.

Warehouse, Bush Terminal Building No. 10, Brooklyn NY

Found in "Economics and Ethics" by J.A.R. Marriott. Published by E.P. Dutton, no date, circa 1910.

If you have a few minutes, I found that the history of this company was a fascinating read.

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3 comments:

Tara Rose Stromberg said...

Wow! My Great Uncle Artie used to work here from the 50s to the 70s I believe as a janitor. This hunk of building is still around in Brooklyn - you can see it from the BQE. I always think of him when I drive passed :)

My uncle, who passed away just recently from cancer, has had a pretty fascinating history too - I wrote about him on my blog if you're interested:
http://unkosher.blogspot.com/2009/03/in-memory-of-uncle-artie.html

Thanks again for giving me a wonderful reminder of Uncle Artie!

Michael said...

Awesome, thanks Tara.

Let me know if you'd like this little bit of Estes history:

fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

MrCachet said...

I saw your link to the Estes page at the bottom, and followed it up with a read of the company history. Fascinating indeed. This is great stuff, and part of the reason I like it so much (I mean the blogging) is it allows me to learn something that I didn't know yesterday. I believe I came across an Estes billhead in a ledger I examined from a turn-of-the-century Virginia City, MT, general store this past weekend. I'll now have to go back through a 1000+ billheads to find it if I really saw it.

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