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Title Invoices, 5, for Tootsie Roll products sold by Sweets Co. of America, 414-422 West 45th St., N.Y., N.Y., May 1937.
Object Name Invoice
Catalog Number 2011.005.0036
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Invoices, five, for Tootsie products sold by Sweets Company of America, 414-422 West 45th St., N.Y., N.Y., May 1937. Printed form, 7-6/16" high x 8-7/16" wide; typewritten plus pen / pencil entries; inkstamps. Form includes a depiction of a wrapped Chocolate Tootsie Rolls and the Good Housekeeping Bureau seal of approval (see below.)

While not from the Hoboken period of the company (it moved to Hoboken circa March 1938. Offices and manufacturing were at 1515 Willow Avenue), they are relevant for comparison with ones from Hoboken, see related.

Invoiced and shipped to Wm F Brockmeyer Cigar Co., 2101 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO.

Invoices - date billed and invoice number:
May 3, 1937, F2235
May 8, 1937, F3168
May 8, 1937, F3186
May 22, 1937, F5420
May 27, 1937, F6860

Note that the form is preprinted with five products (product name / packing):
1cent [cent symbol] Chocolate Tootsie Rolls / 120
1cent [cent symbol] Tootsie Filled Pops
Little Rolls / 150
5cent [cent symbol] Chocolate Tootsie Rolls / 24
Tootsie Caramels

Other products ordered as typewritten entries:
Tootsie Jubilee
Dinner for Six.

See archives 2011.005.0035 for two invoices from 1939; the company had moved to Hoboken and those invoices were pre-printed with only one product - 1cent [cent symbol] Chocolate Tootsie Rolls. Also the Good Housekeeping seal there is from the 'Institute', not 'Bureau', as on these invoices.


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Date 1937-1937
Year Range from 1937.0
Year Range to 1937.0
Search Terms Tootsie Roll
Sweets Company of America
1515 Willow Ave.
Caption May 3 1937 F2235
Imagefile 083\20110050036.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce
Financial
Food