The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Blatz Chewing Gum

Advertisement for Blatz Chewing Gum features grape gum, mint gum, and Blatz buttons. Includes image of a young black boy crawling through a fence toward a watermelon patch. Although very stereotypical, this drawing style and advertisement content were common in the early twentieth century.


49 x 37 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (April 1, 1928), p. 6

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