"His First Suspenders." [sic] / Hires Rootbeer [sic, on verso.] [Trade card.]
Charles E. Hires Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Ink on paper
1 item, 5.1 x 3.0 in
Front depicts a young boy with red suspenders and a gray hat, standing on a patch of grass. The verso describes how the boy is "robust and healthy" because he drinks root beer. It also mentions the health benefits of drinking root beer without any added drugs such as stimulants or narcotics. Imprint of S.O. Tarbox, / Groceries and Drugs, / Farmington, Me.
Beverages series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History