This is from when Procter & Gamble first introduced Jif. I do not know exactly when the kangaroo mascot disappeared but he was certainly gone by the very late 1960s as the label I remember as a small boy was very similar to the one seen today. In 2001, the Jif brand was purchased by the J.M. Smucker Company…not a bad pairing, eh?
Founded in 1918 — eight years before the road it sits upon was given its famous number — The Golden Spur Restaurant is the best such place remaining on what I consider to be "my" stretch of Route 66 which is anywhere from the Cajon Pass out to Monrovia. » Click to continue »
While I like this old postcard, I still cannot forgive Del Taco for killing off Naugles.
Despite how cool we might think this car is today and it otherwise being quite advanced and well-built, the public of the time soundly rejected what became known as the shark-nose design. Within two years, the Graham brand name was gone from the automotive scene. After its service for war production, in 1947, Graham-Paige’s carmaking assets ended up with Kaiser-Frazer.
Ah, I will never cease to be mezmerized by the neon beauty of the Blue Swallow. For those that missed it, my previous post on this premier Route 66 landmark can be found here:
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