Category: candy

Miss Virginia Herie’s Candy Store, Northbridge,…

Miss Virginia Herie’s Candy Store, Northbridge, Massachusetts, 1920s.

Regular

M&Ms, the candy, stand for Mars and Murrie. That’s the last names of the two men who developed them. Mars later bought out Murrie’s 20% share, and today the company bears only his name.

Vintage sexist advert presents BALLS – the candy to give you…

Vintage sexist advert presents BALLS – the candy to give you courage.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania, July 17, 1927

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania, July 17, 1927

The Fool-Killer, Pores Knob, North Carolina, October 1, 1925

The Fool-Killer, Pores Knob, North Carolina, October 1, 1925

The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii, December 23, 1931

The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii, December 23, 1931

The Progress-Index, Petersburg, Virginia, November 15, 1953

The Progress-Index, Petersburg, Virginia, November 15, 1953

Lansing State Journal, Michigan, January 3, 1946

Lansing State Journal, Michigan, January 3, 1946

Harrisburg Daily Independent, Pennsylvania, April 11, 1907

Harrisburg Daily Independent, Pennsylvania, April 11, 1907

Green Bay Press-Gazette, Wisconsin, July 18, 1933

Green Bay Press-Gazette, Wisconsin, July 18, 1933