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Object ID 002056

Object Name Munsing Union Suits/Colgate Ad

Object Desc 2-sided advertisement featuring Munsing Union Suits on one side and Colgate Ribbon Dental Cream on the reverse.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001585

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date 1912

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Ribbon Dental Cream,Munsing Union Suits,Northwestern Knitting Co.,Colgate & Co.,Military dental cream ad,advertising,print advertising,

Title Munsing Union Suits/Colgate Ad

Description Advertisement for Musing Union Suits "For All Ages." Large black and white photograph of two girls in suits with bows on their heads. Underneath photo is a description of the suits and manufacturing info. Reverse-side is an ad for Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream with comment by Dr. Richard Grady (Annapolis Naval Academy". Color illustration of a naval officer or soldier with sword. "Guard well your teeth for they are guardians of your health" slogan. Description of the product and manufacturing/trial info found on right side and bottom. Appears to have been part of a large magazine.


Approx Collection Date

Height 11

Length 15.25

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions refer to one paper for both ads.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin


Maker Details Publisher is unknown. However, ads are sponsered by The Northwestern Knitting Company and Colgate & Co.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1585

Description Munsing Union Suits and Colgate magazine ads.


Date APR 29,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Some discoloring of paper and minor tears/wear on left side.


Date APR 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin