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Title Ad, Tootsie Rolls: "Captain Tootsie Makes Rollo Strike-Out Artist." Washington Star, Comics section, Sunday, May 14,1950.
Object Name Ad, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2010.007.0074
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Tootsie Roll ad: "Captain Tootsie Makes Rollo Strike-Out Artist." published in Washington Star (The Sunday Star), Comics section, May 14,1950. Labeled "Advertisement" above the comid ad which is printed at the bottom of the page. Full page: 15" wide x 21-1/2" high; ad is full width x 7" high. Only ad is imaged; rest of front page and reverse not imaged.

Comic drawn by Bill Schrieber about Rollo and the "Tootsie Towners" baseball team playing against the "Wildcats." Unlike some other ads seen from this year in the same format, it does not state "Sweets Company of America" or "Hoboken" in the ad. Tootsie Rolls and related products were made by the Sweets Company of America in Hoboken during this period.

Ad promoted the big Tootsie Roll, "7 big pieces", 5 cents.
Date 1950-1950
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms Sweets Company of America
Tootsie Roll
Caption Captain Tootsie comic at bottom of front page
Imagefile 074\20100070074.TIF
Classification Advertising