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Author Name:    Fuller Brush in Newfoundland

Title:   Collection of Papers of a Fuller Brush Man in Newfoundland

Publisher:    1959, 

Seller ID:   103588

Fuller Brush in Newfoundland. Collection of Papers of a Fuller Brush Man inNewfoundland. A large trove of material from the files of a salesman and N ewfoundland section manager, ideal for researching that great novel, play, film on the Newfoundland door-to-door salesman . The Newfoundland Branch (in 1965) consisted of St. John's Section 01 St. John's Section 14 Topsail Section Gander Section Corner Brook Section Grand Falls Section Stephenville Section Port-aux-Basques Section Sydney Section North Sydney Section Port Hawkesbury Section Baddeck Section Letters from the Canadian head office in Burlington, Ont., Planning of sales campaigns Order forms Salesman Newsletters, with personal news, competitions, incentives, salesmen (sometimes called "dealers" or 'counsellors'), part-time & full-time The Fullerettes Discussions of population, 'units', arrangement and re-arrangement of salesman'sroutes or 'blocks' e.g. : Bay Roberts Block: Bishops Cove, Bay Roberts, Ba reneed, Coley's Point South, Country Road, Harbour Grace - Suth Side, Port-de-Grave, River Head, Shearstown, Spaniards Bay, Tiltom, Upper Island Cove This includes a huge number of original business receipts, kept for his expense accounts: gas stations, auto repair shops, restauraunts, drug stores, The sort of stuff long since disposed of by most of us. All the more interesting in contrast with the made-to-fade receipts of today0 Here's a partialsample from the 1960 file. Shea's Irving Service, Harbour Grace Tilley's A uto Service, Kelligrews Clarenville Dinette Balmoral Lodge, Clarenville Stanley Motors, Clarenville Duffitt's Service Station, Clarenville Gerald's Hotel, Dunville Norman's Garage, Dunville Miller's Restaurant, Jersey Side, Placentia Gander Highlight (Restaurant & Store) The Bake Shop, Grand Falls Jardine's Service Station, Topsail Road, St. John's West End Service Station, Water Street, St. John's Terminal Service Station, Claude's Super Service, Botwood Poplar Inn, Botwood The Web, Botwood Manuel Restaurant, LewisportCyril Wells, Grocery & Confectionary, Makinson's Bishop's Service, Long Po nd, Manuels Albert's Grocery, Harbour Main Broad Lake Service Station, Bellevue Morgan's Esso Service, Brigus Road, Bay Roberts Claude Adey, Groceries, Gas & Oil, Adeyton J. Parsons, Gas & Oil, Carbonear These also include St. John's Telegram receipts with text of want ads, e.g. June 27 1960: "The Fuller Brush Company requires four good men with cars to manage established routes. Earnings of $75 - $100 a week for those who qualify. Some previous experience an asset but not essential. We train you. Write to [...], 121 Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's, Newfoundland, Telephone 3697F" For the collection 3,500.00


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