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Noble & Cooley Catalog Collection

Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation

A collection of sales catalogs published by the Noble & Cooley Drum Company of Granville, Massachusetts. These catalogs were distributed to retail stores across the country and included toy drums, tambourines, rolling hoops, and an assortment of other toys made in Granville. The company was the largest maker of toy drums in the country and the catalog collection provides insight on changing tastes in children's toys. These catalogs provide details on period of manufacture, design, etc.

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