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Title Ad, Tootsie Roll: Captain Tootsie Wants You to Try All Tootsie Products. (Sweets Co. of America, Hoboken); ca. 1948.
Object Name Strip, Comic
Catalog Number 2011.005.0213
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Advertisement: Captain Tootsie Wants You to Try All Tootsie Products. (Sweets Company of America, Hoboken), no date, circa 1948. Full-page color ad probably published in Mutt & Jeff, no issue number, no date, possibly 1948?, page unknown; single leaf removed from publication, trimmed, 6-3/8" x 9-1/16"; (reverse has the publication title, Mutt & Jeff, plus the Superman DC National Comics logo [bullet] and "The Cat" single page comic by Bud Fisher.)

This is not the usual multi-panel comic strip with a story about Captain Tootsie and that promoted Tootsie Rolls which were made in Hoboken. Instead it is a straight ad showing the character and candy products in various packaging.

Candy shown: Tootsie Plain Fudge, Chocolate or Vanilla; Tootsie Milky Caramels, Chocolate or Vanilla; Tootsie Coconut-Filled Fudge, Chocolate or Vanilla; Tootsie Roll, Regular Size; Tootsie Roll, Big Jumbo Size; Toosie Milky Caramels, six in a backage; Tootsie Fudge, Chocolate or Vanila (six pack); Tootsie Pops, Chocolate, Wild Cherry, Orange, Lemon and Lime.

Artwork is not credited.
Notes Rolls
Date 1948-1951
Year Range from 1948
Year Range to 1951
Search Terms Sweets Company of America
Tootsie Roll
Caption Captain Tootsie Wants You to Try All Tootsie Products
Imagefile 107\20110050213.TIF
Classification Advertising
Business & Commerce