A pin-back button advertising "Trixy" brand molasses. The button features a cartoon image of a “Picaninny” girl’s face. The girl has a large red bow with yellow circle decorations under her chin. She has nine small red ties in her hair. The background of the top two thirds of the button is yellow with darker yellow rays. The bottom third of the button has a blue background. Button reads, [TRIXY / LOUISIANA / OLD STYLE COOKING / MOLASSES / D. B. SCULLY SYRUP CO. / CHICAGO, ILL.].
H x W x D (2007.7.188a): 3 3/16 × 4 5/8 × 3 5/8 in. (8.1 × 11.7 × 9.2 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.188b): 1 3/8 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (3.5 × 8.9 × 8.9 cm)
A tin coffee mug (2007.7.183a) and lid (2007.7.10.183b) depicting a “picaninny” boy. The mug and lid are white with some black accents around the edge and the handle. The image on the side of the mug features a cartoon depiction of a boy hanging from the letters [J] and [Y] in the word [Jolly] in a red rimmed yellow circle against a green background. Above and below the child, in red letters, is the text [JOLLY / BOY / BLACK TEA].
A dexterity puzzle advertising “Star Soap” brand soap. The puzzle is a round metal tin with painted interior and plastic cover. The interior has a green background and depicts a caricature of a man’s head and shoulders. He is painted black with black hair and a wide, red mouth. He is wearing a blue shirt with four black buttons. The black text above and below the image reads [BUY STAR SOAP / SCHULTZ & Co ZANESVILLE, O.] Five (5) white plastic balls are enclosed in the tin. They can be "caught" in the man's mouth. The back of the tin is plain silver-toned metal. Adhered to the back is a white sticker with black handwriting reads [$65 00].
A yellow, round, metal pin-back button featuring black text that reads, [I'SE DE / PRESIDENT / Amos 'n' Andy Fresh Air Candy]. The back of the pin is printed slightly off-center with the name of the manufacturer, [GREENDUCK CO. CHICAGO], a graphic of a duck logo, patent information, and union stamps in blue ink.