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Fleischmann's Yeast [calendar, 1888]

Publisher:
Fleischmann Yeast Manufacturing Company
Physical description:
Ink on paper (card stock)
1 item, 6-3/8" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans 1880-1900
Type:
Calendars
Date:
1888
19th century
Summary:
Calendar (partial) containing color cartoons and advertising for Fleischmann's yeast. The pages are tied together with string through two holes at the top of each card, and some have torn loose. The missing calendar pages may be found elsewhere in the box.
October page: image depicts a cook at a cast iron stove speaking with lady of the house-- "Mistress: Well cook, as long as buckwheat flour is in season we must have buckwheat cakes for breakfast. What yeast will you use? Cook: Fleischmann's yeast ma'am is my choice. I can make anything in de bakin line wif it. It's a right smart yeast."
Publications:
October page: Reproduced in Leo G. Mazow and Kevin M. Murphy, Taxing Visions: Financial Episodes in Late Nineteenth-Century Art. Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, 2010, p. 29. Note: "Fleischmann" is misspelled in the caption and the item is misidentified as a trade card
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in advertising
Cookery
Baking
Yeast
Local number:
AC0060-0000717.tif (AC Scan No.: October page)
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Yeast series
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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