Archive for August 28th, 2009

Caleb Bradham invented a cola containing pepsin in New Bern, 1893, which was originally known as “Brad’s Drink.”  He formerly christened it Pepsi on August 28, 1898.  So have a cold Pepsi and a pack of nabs today while you enjoy these two Pepsi postcards.

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Tribute to an ‘attractive Indian princess’

Indera Mills was incorporated in Winston-Salem in 1914. According to the company’s Web site,  founder Francis Henry Fries took the name Indera from “an attractive Indian princess…whom he met while on vacation with his family in Egypt in 1907.” In the beginning, Indera produced knitted slips and vests, union suits, knee warmers, and bathing suits. Today it specializes in thermal underwear. […]

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