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
Featured is a beautiful general store tin shelf cannister from the Ojibwa brand of tobacco. Ojibwa was one of the larger selling tobacco cut plug brands sold by the Scott Dillon Tobacco Company, which was based in Detroit, Michigan. This can is circa 1920, and would have held 48 individual sale packets of their fine cut tobacco brand.