This collection consists of 34 examples die-cut advertising and promotional material for California products and destinations.
1. Bullock’s Pasadena - children’s menu [circa 1950]. Shape: circus wagon housing a lion.
2. Cawston Ostrich Farm (South Pasadena) – souvenir brochure, 1907. Shape: ostrich egg.
3. Ghirardelli (San Francisco) – Ghirardelli’s Chocolate Flicks promotional piece, 1904. Shape: Ghirardelli Flick.
4. Goman’s Gay Nineties (San Francisco) – promotional piece for nightclub [circa 1960s]. Shape: moustache.
5. The H.C. Long Syrup Company – Long’s Covered Wagon Brand Syrup [circa 1930s]. Shape: 3D covered wagon.
6. Knapp’s Good Food (Garberville) – promotional piece [circa 1930s]. Shape: coffee cup.
7. Laguna Federal Savings (Laguna Beach) – Pocket Pig Coin Saver [circa 1960s]. Shape: pig.
8. The Mission Company – Mission Orange Drink fan pull [circa 1940s]. Shape: orange.
9. The Model Grocery Company (Pasadena) – promotional item to assist children in learning to subtract, divide and add. Shape: child with hat.
10. The Northern California Citrus Fair (Sacramento) – promotional piece, 1911. Shape: bunch of oranges.
11. Pabco Products – Pabcolin The California Enamel Surface Floor Covering promotional flyer, 1920. Shape: bear.
12. Pettijohn’s California Breakfast Food (San Francisco) – product brochure [circa 1890]. Shape: bear.
13. Pineapple Growers Association (San Francisco) – Pineapple Party Fair recipe book, 1970. Shape: pineapple.
14. Powell and Main Streets Municipal Railway (San Francisco) – promotional piece, 1947. Shape: cable car.
15. Pure Gold (Redlands) – Pedro Pomelo, Lily Lemon, Ozie Orange promotional standees [2 sets], 1920. Shape: anthropomorphic citrus.
16. Sam’s Sea Food Family Restaurant (Huntington Beach) – children’s menu [circa 1965]. Shape: marlin.
17. San Francisco Ferry (San Francisco) – ferry schedule for the Golden Gate Ferry. Shape: seagull.
18. Tony's Variety & Hardware Store (Angel's Camp) - Jumping Frog Jubilee promotional flyer [circa 1970]. Shape: frog.
19. Vigor of Life, cures all pain, sold by all druggists (Sacramento) - full color advertisement promoting a patent medicine [late 19th century]. Shape: wood saw with floral motif.
20. The Victor Hugo Inn (Laguna Beach) - full color advertisement promoting the Victor Hugo Inn. Shape: cloud.
21. Red Apple Inn (Carlsbad) - A-la-carte menu. Shape: apple.
22. Western Fruit Jobbers' Association Northern California Citrus Fair - promotional piece, 1911. Shape: oranges.
23. Fisher and Fisher Hardware (Redondo) - promotional piece. Shape: Man wearing suit holding sign.
24. Helms Bakeries - promotional piece, 1939. Shape: fold-up toy delivery truck. Accompanied by a pamphlet "A Trip Through Helms."
25. Bernstein's Fish Grottos - informational piece, 1938. Shape: clam.
26. Holtville, California - post card, circa 1930s. Shape: bunch of carrots.
27. California agriculture - recipe pamphlet, circa 1950s. Shape: lima bean.
28. The Lock Restaurant (Los Angeles) – menu, circa 1920. Shape: pad lock.
29. Barefoot Bar (San Diego) —menu, circa 1965. Shape: bare foot.
30. Prosit! restaurant (San Francisco) – cocktail menu, circa 1940s. Shape: wine bottle.
31. A Night in Hawaii epicurean club annual dinner and dance (Los Angeles) – menu and program, 1940. Shape: pineapple.
32. Rite Spot Café (Redding)—menu, circa 1950. Shape: cow.
33. La Fiesta restaurant (San Francisco) – menu, circa 1940. Shape: sombrero.
34. Alioto’s Fish Grotto restaurant (San Francisco) – keepsake, circa 1950. Shape: fish.
35. Atlas E-Z Seal Jar (Pennsylvania) – Recipe book, circa 1900. Shape: Mason Jar.
36. Alpine Unsweetened Milk (San Francisco) – Recipe book, circa 1920. Shape: Dairy Cow.