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Hoodsie cup cover

Description

Cardboard disc with tab, printed on top side in red with "Hoodsie" in central red band; black and white photo of William Powell on back

Details

Label
Label "Waiting for a Gallery": A 1995 gift of over 400 Hood Milk Company items documents not only the history of an important New England Company but also its impact on people's lives. Promotional items like Hoodsie paper ice cream lids, glass cottage cheese containers and Currier & Ives drinking glasses, were intended to encourage brand loyalty and quickly became collectibles.
Maker
unknown
Date
1930 C-1950 c
Inscriptions
Printed on 1) top 2) back, around photo: 1) Not less than 3 fld. oz./ Good for/ young and old/ Hoodsie/ Dixies [over] Reg. U.S. Pat. Off./ Hood's ice cream 2) William Powell [below] *playing in* ""The Great Ziegfeld""* A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
Material
cardboard
printing (process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cardboard
cardboard
CUP, FAVOR
favors
packaging
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
2.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.262.5
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose and Emily C. Hood
GUSN
10130

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