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…Details
This is an early tin can for pure lard from the Burdorf Family Sanitary Market in Red Bud, Illinois, 1920. The Burgdorf Market was a butcher shop located in downtown Red Bud in the early 1900’s. The can is a brilliant gold color and features a tulip in the center of the design along with the description indicating the lard was “kettle rendered”. This can has a handle and is larger than most lard cans of the era. It was possibly sold to an institutional buyer such as a restaurant of the time period which would have needed a large quantity of their product. The Burgdorf family ran their market for many years but the business closed in the 1940’s.