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Collection consists of approximately 400 paper dolls, trade cards, bookmarks and other printed materials that comprised promotional packaging or premium gifts for a variety of products dating from the Victorian era to the 1980s. Dolls depict Mother Goose and other fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters; Victorian men, women and children; animals; occupations; and figures in military, international and ethnic dress. Product classes represented include coffee and other beverages, cotton and linen thread and other sewing supplies, food and patent and nonprescription drugs, Companies represented include A&P, Bendix, Clark's O.N.T., Coca-Cola, Estey Organ, General Mills, Horsman Dolls, J&P Coats, Kellogg, Lion Coffee, McLaughlin Coffee, Morton Salt, Munsingwear, Nestle, Pillsbury, Singer, Western and Southern Life Insurance and Worcester Salt. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Breyers Ice Cream Company was founded in 1866 in Philadelphia, Penna.; incorporated in 1908. Became division of National Dairy Products Corporation in 1926. Collection comprises a Bryers Ice Cream salesman's catalog (12 pgs.), for the company's ice cream advertising signs, especially those to be placed outside a store or restaurant. The catalog was probably intended for the company's regional distributors, and includes statistics for ice cream sales in the Philadelphia market. Sign descriptions include a color copy of each sign, along with it's size, finish, weight, and illumination, as well as occasional other information, including such considerations as brackets, embossing, packing units, and store type.

Collection comprises a Bryers Ice Cream salesman's catalog (12 pgs.), for the company's ice cream advertising signs, especially those to be placed outside a store or restaurant. The catalog was probably intended for the company's regional distributors, and includes statistics for ice cream sales in the Philadelphia market. Sign descriptions include a color copy of each sign, along with it's size, finish, weight, and illumination, as well as occasional other information, including such considerations as brackets, embossing, packing units, and store type.

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Collection spans 1840-1986 and includes newspaper and magazine clippings and tear sheets, catalogs, ephemera, memorabilia, and other printed material primarily from the U.S., Great Britain, and France. Advertisements represent products and services from a wide range of categories including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, businesses, cosmetics and other health and beauty products, fashion (including clothing, jewelry and watches), food, hotels and other tourist and travel destinations, household products, movies and theater events, tobacco products (primarily cigarettes) and transportation (airlines, automobiles, buses, cruise lines, trains, tires and other automotive accessories). The bulk of materials are in English, but French, Greek, and Spanish-language items are also present. Companies represented include Ford, Packard, Chrysler, Chevrolet, Coca Cola, TWA, Henri Bendel, Goodyear, and DeBeers. Non-advertising related materials include sheet music from the vaudeville, ragtime, and minstrel era; World War I; and depictions of African Americans, Native American, and other ethnicities in advertisements and print media. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Collection of 137 embossed advertising stickers from an unknown producer. Stickers depict a wide range of businesses and products primarily in the Southern California region, from Los Angeles to San Diego. Products represented include alcoholic beverages, automotive parts and supplies, clothing, cosmetics, food products, gasoline and motor oil, hair care preparations, musical instruments, patent medicines, plastic surgery, shaving products, sporting goods, tooth powder and other dentifrices. Companies and events represented include the California Pacific International Exposition, Carnation and Max Factor. Some stickers are affixed to envelopes; others are affixed to jobber cards giving production dates and design details. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.