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Famous Amos Collection, 1975-1996

Collector:
Amos, Wally
Donor:
Amos, Christine
Creator:
Famous Amos Cookie Company
Subject:
Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie Company
Physical description:
7 cubic ft.: 11 boxes; 1 oversize folder; 1 video
Type:
Advertisements
Collection descriptions
Place:
Hawaii
Date:
1975
1975-1996
1970-1990
1980-2000
Notes:
After serving in the Army, Wally Amos went into entertainment management, then created his own business and lost it, then became a motivational speaker.
Summary:
Primarily business records, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the career of Wally Famous Amos and the Famous Amos chocolate chip cookie. The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings.
Cite as:
Famous Amos Collection, 1975-1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American entrepreneurs
Cookies
Advertising--Food
Local number:
2000.8005b (NMAH Acc.)
1980.0886 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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