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|Reverse of a Williams' Root Beer card similar to the one above from|
East Carolina University digital collections. The cadence of the
verse (especially the last) reminds me of that displayed on the
side of the road by Burma Shave.
As with many old potions and drinks, there is a market for the bottles. Here's a Williams Root Beer Extract bottle:
Connecticut Historical Society. In addition to Root Beer, they made assorted perfumes, medicines and herbicides.
|E. Hartshorn & Sons was dissolved in 1926.|
|Your health worries are over! But you've nothing to wear. The donkey ate your laundry!|
A happier corporate story is the one surrounding B. Shoninger & Co., manufacturer of excellent pianos and organs.
|Who are all these people? See page 185 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection|
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