|Title||Ad, Tootsie Rolls: "Captain Tootsie Makes Rollo Strike-Out Artist." Washington Star, Comics section, Sunday, May 14,1950.|
|Object Name||Ad, Newspaper|
|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.
|Year Range from||1950|
|Year Range to||1950|
Sweets Company of America
|Caption||Captain Tootsie comic at bottom of front page|