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Title  Blair
Date  [ca. 1917]
Description  1 v. ; 8 1/2 x 11 in.
Subject(s)  J. N. Blair & Co. (2), Trucks--California--Sacramento (15), Sacramento (Calif.) (782)

Book illustrations (89)

Summary  J. N. Blair was a man with drive. According to the Sacramento City Directories, he worked for Wm. Knight's butcher supply business and Front and L Streets in 1887 and by 1900 he was president of Capital Soap and vice president of Knight's. When this "Want-Order Book" was making its rounds among customers J. N. had owned the business for a score of years, rendering unto Sacramento a service his company would provide throughout the 1930's. The truck featured on the cover of this order book appears to be a Mack, first manufactured in 1911 and still in use today.
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