Advertisement for Coke from Ebony Magazine

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Commissioned by
Coca-Cola Company, American, founded 1892
Published by
Ebony, American, founded 1945
Created by
McIver, Ray, American, 1911 - 1984
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 × 10 in. (33 × 25.4 cm)
Type
advertisements
Date
1976-1979
Description
A one-page Coke advertisement from an undated Ebony Magazine. The advertisement features a man in an apron holding a bottle of coke and a broom with two young boys who are also holding bottles of coke. The boy on the left side of the man is holding a baseball bat while the boy on the right is wearing a baseball glove. All three are smiling. They are standing in front of a store. Printed at the bottom right corner is "Coke / adds life... / ...when old friends drop by."
Topic
African American
Advertising
Business
Foodways
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Strait Family
Object number
2016.103.1
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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