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Title Ad, Tootsie Roll: Captain Tootsie to the Rescue. (Sweets Co. of America, Hoboken); ca. 1951-1955.
Object Name Strip, Comic
Catalog Number 2011.005.0215
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Advertisement: Captain Tootsie to the Rescue. (Sweets Company of America, Hoboken), no date, circa 1951-1955. Full-page color comic strip style ad published in unknown publication, page unknown; single leaf removed from publication, trimmed, 6-1/4" x 8-3/4".

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 Bill Schreiber.

The title is the same as archives 2011.005.0214, a version by C.C. Beck that preceded this one. The two stories are different.

An issue with the promotion for a ballpoint pen ("ten cents and two wrappers" for "a smooth-writing Ball-point Pen.")

Coupon address: Tootsie Rolls, Box "P" Uptown, Hoboken, New Jersey.
Notes Rolls
Date 1951-1955
Year Range from 1951
Year Range to 1955
Search Terms Sweets Company of America
Tootsie Roll
Caption Captain Tootsie to the Rescue - Schreiber
Imagefile 107\20110050215.TIF
Classification Advertising
Business & Commerce