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Title Mixed drink guide chart from Acme Wine & Liquors, 1200 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J., n.d, cpyrt 1934.
Object Name Chart, Instructional
Catalog Number 2009.038.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Gloria Child Goelz.
Scope & Content Mixed drink guide chart from Acme Wine and Liquors, Inc., 1200 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J., no date, copyright 1934. Probably issued between 1934 and 1950.

Printed white celluloid plastic, 6" long x 1-3/4" high x ca. 1/16" thick. with die-cut windows and finger tabs with printed cardstock slide. Printed both sides and is inverted in use.

Imprinted with the store name, phone number and "Jacob Schwartz, President." Top edge has the imprint of the manufacturer, Cruver Manufacturing Co., Chicago, and "copyright 1934."

Lists 100 liquor drinks alphabetically with a reference number for slide use. The slide indicates through the window: liquor to use; amount /proportions; added items such as lemon, water, etc; how to prepare - strain, stir, etc.

The end of Prohibition in 1933 would have made this a typical item of the era, issued by a retailer to promote their offerings.
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People Schwartz, Jacob
Goelz, Gloria Child
Date 1934-1950
Year Range from 1934
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms Acme Wine & Liquors
1200 Washington St.
Caption front with imprint; inverted; edge with maker's imprint & copyright date
Imagefile 072\20090380001.TIF
Classification Retail
Business & Commerce