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Burma-Shave : the rhymes, the signs, the times / Bill Vossler.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster 659.1 VOS (Text) 72436000099560 Adult nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 659.1 VOS (Text) 31951003098958 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0878391223 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 9780878391226 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 188 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: St. Cloud, Minn. : North Star Press of St. Cloud, c1997.

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Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- ch. 1. Burma-Shave : the good old days -- ch. 2. Before the signs -- ch. 3. Early jingles -- ch. 4. In 20 words or less ... : the contests -- ch. 5. Making signs --- ch. 6. Doctors of diggography -- ch. 7. Friend farmer and the Burma-Shavings newsletter -- ch. 8. Free! Free! A trip to Mars -- ch. 9. America's first public service announcements -- ch. 10. Signs that misfired and backfired -- ch. 11. They wouldn't do this today -- ch. 12. Blue and taboo -- ch. 13. Unusual uses for the signs -- ch. 14. Burma-Vita's other advertising -- ch. 15. Once upon a Burma-Shave sign -- ch. 16. Why did Burma-Shave sign works? -- ch. 17. Archeology in words -- ch. 18. Burma-what? Other products -- ch. 19. "Modern" Burma-Shave signs -- ch. 20. So what happened? -- ch. 21. The remaining Burma-Shave rhymes not used elsewhere -- Index of Burma-Shave rhymes.
Subject: Burma-Vita Company > History.
Advertising > Cosmetics.
Advertising, Outdoor.
Signs and signboards.

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