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Darkie Brand toothpaste.
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.
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"Darkie Brand toothpaste: Gets teeth their whitest!." (1900). Carol Mundy Images. 26.