Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Title Ad: Tootsie Rolls on back cover of magazine "The Shadow", Vol. XXV, No. 4, Apr. 15, 1938.
Object Name Ad, Magazine
Catalog Number 2010.007.0216
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Color ad: Tootsie Rolls on back cover of magazine "The Shadow", Vol. XXV, No. 4, April 15, 1938. Full issue present, 7" x 9-3/4" high. Only covers are printed in color.

Advertisement assists in corroborating the early date of the company's move from New York to Hoboken. Ad copy includes "The Sweets Co. of America, Inc., Hoboken, N.J."

Skiers, "Race You for a Tootsie!" A wrapped Tootsie Rolls is depicted with "Over 250 Million Sold Last Year" and the Good Housekeeping Bureau Seal of Approval.

At the bottom are "Two Other Tootsie Treats!" - Tootsie Pops and Tootsie Caramels. Tootsie Pops are stated as "New ... different ... and delicious!" Tootsie Caramels were "Chocolate, vanilla and the new licorice flavors." The caramels are "individually wrapped in cellophane." Photo of a countertop display box for each one.
Date 1938-1938
Year Range from 1938.0
Year Range to 1938.0
Search Terms Sweets Company of America
Tootsie Roll
Caption Tootsie Roll ad, back cover
Imagefile 076\20100070216.TIF
Classification Advertising
Food
Manufacturing