Featured is a rather colorful cardboard advertising sign from the Kent Factory of the National Biscuit Company, advertising Portland, Maine brand of Purity Kiss biscuits. Biscuits in the early 1900’s was another name for salted crackers, similar to Saltines in today’s modern marketplace. This sign features two kids on a swing, eating the Purity Kiss…Details
This is an early advertising tradecard from the Dozier Weyl Biscuit Cracker Co., which was based in downtown Saint Louis, Missouri. The image features their large factory building and their parrot image, which was featured in the vast majority of their giveaway advertising products. The parrot is talking about their Boss Crackers. The Dozier Weyl Company eventually merged and formed the Nabisco Company, in the early 1900’s.