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Do-nut Queen Advertisement

Date: October 17 1944
Description: Donut queen posed for advertising campaign. The female model is holding a box of donuts and is sitting on a large clock bearing the slogan, "It's Always Do...
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It's Better with Butter!

Date: 1941
Description: Color poster created by the National Dairy Council, Chicago, of butter and buttered food items such as pancakes, baked potatoes, and a steak, displayed on...
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Triplets' Birthday

Date: March 13 1961
Description: Second birthday party of Judy, Robin, and Linda Constantineau of 8106 W. Euclid Ave. All three girls are eating cake.
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Triplets with Birthday Cake

Date: December 26 1954
Description: Triplets blowing out the candles of their birthday cake.
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Army Medical Corps Anniversary

Date: 1957
Description: Army Signal Service Corps cuts cake to honor its 40th birthday. The corps consisted of about 4,100 members of whom 300 to 400 are pharmacists in commission...
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Baking Contest

Date: August 15 1963
Description: Two women examine a prizing winning chiffon cake.
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Nature's Bakery Co-op

Date: 1974
Description: 1101 Williamson Street. This natural foods bakery was organized and managed by its employees. The co-op opened in this location between 1973-74.
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Birthday Boy

Date: 1957
Description: A boy blows out 9 candles on a birthday cake.
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Young Man Buttering a Slice of Bread

Date: 1919
Description: A young man sitting at a table buttering a slice of bread.
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Farmer's Birthday

Date: July 07 1983
Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.
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Fresh Bread from the Oven

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Description: A baker, clad in apron, pulls a tray of freshly-baked rolls from the oven.
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Man Icing a Cake

Date: February 10 1938
Description: Man icing a small cake, taken for Kennedy Dairy Co.
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Children's Birthday Party

Date: February 19 1937
Description: Children's birthday party at 906 Brittingham Boulevard, with participants wearing party hats and seated at table with a birthday cake.
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Seven East High School Seniors and Cake

Date: June 06 1935
Description: Seven East High School seniors and one woman seated on stage with a tiered birthday cake.
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White House Cake

Date: January 28 1934
Description: Three men stand behind a cake shaped like the White House, baked by the Strand Baking Company, 2007 Atwood Avenue, for the Roosevelt Birthday Ball.
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Beatrice Gulley's Birthday Party

Date: January 09 1934
Description: Beatrice Gulley's (Mrs. Carson Gulley) birthday party. Group portrait of family and friends posing around a small table with birthday cake and flowers.
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Turpin, Hiers and Pollard at Bjelde's Pie Shop

Date: September 24 1932
Description: Snub Pollard, Walter Hiers, and Ben Turpin, about to throw pies at Bjelde's Pie Shop, located at 302 North Francis Street.
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Mel-O-Cream Doughnut Shop Interior

Date: February 06 1931
Description: Five bakers standing in the kitchen of Mel-O-Cream Doughnut Shop, 548 W. Washington Avenue, with large bags of Golden Loaf flour.
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Woolworth's Window Display

Date: November 05 1928
Description: F.W. Woolworth Company, 1-5 East Main Street, window display of restaurant menu and an array of desserts.
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Jackie Hooray Eating Purity Doughnuts

Date: January 11 1928
Description: Jackie Hooray eating Purity doughnuts at Gardner Baking Company.

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