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Wm. Christian & Sons Advertisement (December 4, 1896)

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This advertisement for William Christian & Sons, who made coffins and furniture, was published December 4, 1896, in the Shenandoah Herald. Established in 1877, it was one of the first known deaf-owned and run businesses in nineteenth-century Virginia. The Christians were part of a shared signing community in Shenandoah County.

 

 

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Established 1877.

Wm. Christian & Sons,

Lantz’s Mill, Virginia,

Undertakers & Furniture Directors

All orders will receive prompt attention, on most reasonable terms.

N. B. – No extra charge for hearse, day or night.

May 18—1 y

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APA Citation:
Herald, Shenandoah. Wm. Christian & Sons Advertisement (December 4, 1896). (2023, April 11). In Encyclopedia Virginia. https://encyclopediavirginia.org/entries/wm-christian-sons-advertisement-december-4-1896.
MLA Citation:
Herald, Shenandoah. "Wm. Christian & Sons Advertisement (December 4, 1896)" Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Humanities, (11 Apr. 2023). Web. 31 May. 2023
Last updated: 2023, April 11
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