Broadside reads, "Ex-President Johnson Has accepted an invitation to address the people of Lincoln County, at Fayetteville, On Tuesday, July 13th 1869. Come hear him! Printed at the Observer Office, Fayetteville, Tenn."
Advertisement for bottles of Dr. Christian's Bed Bug Exterminator, priced at 25 or 50 cents, guaranteed to exterminate bed bugs for 12 months. The flyer also advertises paints, oils, drugs, medicines, and Landreth's and Ferry's Garden Seeds, all...
Broadsides; Handbills; Fliers (printed matter); Posters; Public speaking
Broadside with "Speaking!!" written in broad letters. The text states: "Joe E. Williams, the Colored Orator of Nashville, and Capt. Towner, of Marshall County, will speak at Fayetteville Next Saturday Night. All are Invited!"
Small broadside announcing that it shall be a misdemeanor for any person to be drunk on the public square, on the street, or in any public place. Fine not to exceed $50.00. Endorsed by Mayor J.M. Wilson and Clerk W.C. Morgan.
Broadside advertising a demonstration of "Edison's Talking Machine or Phonograph" at a cost of 25 cents for adults and 15 cents for children. It claims that the machine will repeat distinctly every word spoken for years after, and that "it is not...
Poster advertising the sale of the property of the late Woodruff Parks, scheduled for August 13, 1870. Among the items sold were cows, hogs, sheep, wagons and farm implements and a mule. The administrator of the estate was Joel Parks.