Friday, November 5, 2010

Pickaninnies Cup Cakes, 1927

Pickaninnies Cup Cakes ad, 1927, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 802 x 900 size. Scanned from Taschen's "All-American Ads of the 20s".

"Who's afraid?

'Yassah Mr. Baker, they's still a few of yo'all who don't know us yet nohow'

Write or telegraph to us today for prices on Pickaninny Mix and Velvet Liquor, and complete sample set of Pickaninny boxes, wrappers and advertising matter, also a box of freshly-baked Chocolate Pickaninni Cup Cakes


We will suppply you with full information and prices on panes, scaling machines, boxes and wrappers, as well as advertising material and plans for building up large sales of Chocolate Pickaninnies.

Does 'baby need a pair of shoes?'

If you want to make a lot of money - in a hurry - then do what hundreds of the most progressive bakers all over this countru are doing to jazz up their sales.

Its surprising how the only ones who are not making a killing on Chocolate Pickaninnies are those who haven't tried them!

Hundreds of bakers are literally cleaning up on this wonderfully popular nickel-seller that has taken the public favor by storm - who's afraid?"

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