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
Rod and Gun Smoking Tobacco, John Weissert, Saint Louis, Missouri
Circa 1930s, A store display of individual smoking packages from the John Weissert company in St. Louis, MO. The Rod and Gun Tobacco Brand was just one of many different brands that this company sold including Big John Brand and Orphan Boy as two of their other major products.