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Jay T. Last Collection of Food Prints and Ephemera: Finding Aid
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The Jay T. Last Collection of Food Prints and Ephemera contains approximately 4,950 printed items advertising food products and related businesses from the 1840s to the 1960s, with the bulk of the items dating from 1875 to 1950. The collection consists largely of lithographed ephemera produced for American businesses affiliated with the growth, manufacture, packaging, distribution, and sale of food and food products.
approximately 4,950 items
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