HENNINGS IMPROVED HEALTH PRESERVING CORSET
Wm. B. McCallum
Date: Circa 1885
Source Type: Trade Card
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: John L. Ketterlinus
Postmark: Not Applicable
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: CALL FOR HENNINGS IMPROVED HEALTH PRESERVING CORSET. To the LADIES Seeking COMFORT We recommend this New Corset, which is guaranteed to give you entire satisfaction or price paid will be refunded.
The best Physicians of Chicago testify, that this is superior to all. Their testimonials accompany each corset.
FOR SALE BY
Wm. B. McCallum,
Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Notions, &c.
VALPARAISO, – – IND.
William was born on December 17, 1846, in Canada, and died on July 16, 1930, in Valparaiso. After moving to Valparaiso, he established a dry goods business at 13 East Main Street (Lincolnway). By 1900, William had joined the much larger retail establishment of Specht, Finney, and Skinner, also located in Valparaiso.
The McCallums built an Italianate home on Main Street a few blocks west of William’s dry goods business. Today, their home, located at 507 Lincolnway, is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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