Featured here is a great image of the Old Virginia minstrel or quartet dance stage group. These characters are dressed for a play, and are surely characters in the play given their unusual dress or costumes. The Old Virginia Brand was one of the biggest selling tobacco brands for most of the 20th century era.Details
Here is an awesome Liggett and Myers Star Brand Tobacco wood advertising clock from about 1915. The Star Brand of Tobacco was being sold for 5 cents a pouch when this clock was produced, as is shown in the advertising on the face of the clock. The Liggett and Myers Company was based in St. Louis, MO for many years before eventually being bought and relocated to the North Carolina tobacco growing area.