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Accession number 2016.009
Catalog Number 2016.009.0001
Object Name Matchbook
Year Range from 1985.0
Year Range to 1990.0
Made W.J. Thom Co.
Place of Origin Minneapolis/Minnesota
Description Matchbook advertising the Shakopee Ballroom and Banquet Center. The matchbook is thin white paper board coated in gray glossy paper. Printed in red on the facing flap are the ballroom's name and address on Fourth Avenue East. Printed in red on the facing saddle is the site's telephone number. Printed in red on the back above the striker is the text "The absolute Best place in town for Big Band Dancing, Weddings & Banquets." Stapled to the interior is a full set of unused matches. Printed on the interior of the flap is a map of Shakopee showing the ballroom's location, Perkin's, Burger King, Canterbury Downs, Fourth Avenue, Shenandoah Drive, and County Road 83. Maker's marks printed at exterior facing bottom edge.
Search Terms Matchbook
Match
Shakopee
Shakopee Ballroom & Banquet Center
Wedding
Dancing