Check signed by Madam C. J. Walker

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Printed by
American Fletcher National Bank, American, founded 1839
Issued by
Walker, Madam C.J. Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1906
Signed by
Walker, Madam C.J., American, 1867 - 1919
Subject of
Carson Pirie Scott & Co., American, founded 1854
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 x 7 13/16 in. (7.6 x 19.8 cm)
Type
checks
Place used
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 13, 1912
Description
July 13, 1912 check signed by Madam C. J. Walker payable to Carson Pirie Scott & Co. in the amount of $115.00. The check is a rectangular piece of cream colored paper with printed, handwritten, and stamped text on the front. The date, payable party, numerical dollar amount, and signature are handwritten. The check number is stamped in red, the letters "P.W." are stamped in purple, and the written amount is stamped in red. At the top left is a logo featuring a black shield with white text that reads "THE / FLETCHER / AMERICAN / NATIONAL / BANK / OF / INDIANAPOLIS." Letterhead centered at the top reads "The Mme. C. J. Walker Mfg. Co. / INCORPORATED / 640 N. WEST STREET." At the top left is a pattern of punched-out holes. The back contains multiple colored stamps and pencil notations.
Topic
African American
Business
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of A'Lelia Bundles / Madam Walker Family Archives
Object number
2013.153.13
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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