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Burma-Shave roadside sign
A sixth and final sign from a Burma-Shave sequential roadside advertisement. It reads, "Burma-Shave" on the front and "BURMA-SHAVE / BLADES," on the back. Burma-Shave, a brand of brushless shaving cream, began advertising with sequential roadside signs in 1925 in Minneapolis. As Burma-Shave grew in popularity, sign series’ like these appeared on highways across the United States.
Content Category: artifacts
11 1/2 inches height
40 inches width
3/4 inch depth
sign (declatory or advertising artifact)
ponderosa pine (wood)
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used by: Burma-Vita Company
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Trade & Industry. Advertising & Promotions. Advertising
Use: Approximately 1940 - Approximately 1955
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1990.507.5 (Accession Number)