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Title Ad, Tootsie Roll: Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light. (Sweets Co. of America, Hoboken); ca. 1947-1952.
Object Name Strip, Comic
Catalog Number 2011.005.0216
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Advertisement: Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light. (Sweets Company of America, Hoboken), no date, circa 1947-1952. Full-page color comic strip style ad published in unknown publication, page unknown; single leaf removed from publication, trimmed, 6-1/4" x 9-1/8".

The multi-panel strip promoted Tootsie Rolls which were made in Hoboken and the wrapped product plus Tootsie Pops are depicted in the ad. Artwork credited to C.C. Beck and Peter Costanza.

This issue with the promotion for a ballpoint pen ("I am enclosing 10 wrappers" ..."a smooth-writing Ball-point Pen.")

Coupon address: Tootsie Rolls, Box "P" Uptown, Hoboken, New Jersey.
Notes Rolls
Date 1947-1952
Year Range from 1947
Year Range to 1952
Search Terms Sweets Company of America
Tootsie Roll
Caption Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light.
Imagefile 107\20110050216.TIF
Classification Advertising
Manufacturing
Business & Commerce