Posts Tagged ‘mickey mouse globe trotters’

— The last word on Tar Heel Bread? — Philanthropic apples drop far from High Point tree. — Was Asheville really part of  Walt Disney‘s world? — Whistling’s “electric Dylan” moment. — Unlikely Confederates:  Sons of Chang and Eng. — One less drive-in movie, one more display lot for metal buildings and carports. — Wouldn’t  […]

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The Mickey Mouse watch made a memorable, Macy’s-jamming debut in 1933, but it wasn’t the only Depression-era consumer product calling on the mouse’s clout. Pinback buttons such as this one promoted dozens of  bread and milk brands (as well as “undies,” “hose,” radios,  peanut butter and dental hygiene). This postcard suggests how kids played the […]

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