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Darkie Brand toothpaste.

Description

Metal sign of Darkie Toothpaste, black and white image of a black male in top hat, shirt & bowtie, with green background. "Darkie" is a toothpaste brand of Hawley & Hazel Chemical Company. Established in Shanghai in 1933 and later based in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Hawley & Hazel was acquired in 1985 by the US corporation Colgate-Palmolive. The date of this sign is unknown.

Subjects

Blacks -- Toothpaste -- Caricature -- Advertising -- Advertisement -- Business -- Marketing -- African Americans in art -- African Americans --Collectibles -- Darkie Toothpaste -- Black Americana

Disclaimer

The African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010 contains materials, graphics and artifacts that may be offensive and disturbing. Librarians and archivists strive to preserve this history in a sensitive manner, providing historical context and updating biased terms in metadata description. The University of Central Florida Libraries recognizes the description of digital and archival materials is an iterative and imperfect process and will continue to consult the misrepresented and underrepresented communities for updated language.

Date Created

1900s

Identifier

DP0015463

Extent

1 side

Side of Image

Front of Image

Location

John C. Hitt Library

Department

Special Collections & University Archives

Type

image

Comments

Is Part Of: African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010. UCF Special Collections Manuscripts - 5th Floor -- CFM2009_02

Use and Reproduction

This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816, (407) 823-2576.

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