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Symbols of America
by Hal Morgan
What would America be without Aunt Jemima, the Morton Salt girl, and the Michelin Man? Symbols of America celebrates these icons in a fascinating history of America's consumer heritage that no designer, illustrator or collector should be without. Black-and-white illustrations.
Published November 3rd 1987 by Penguin Books
(first published January 8th 1986)
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"Symbols of America: A Lavish Celebration of America's Best Loved Trademarks and the Products They Symbolize, Their History, Folklore, and Enduring Mystique," by Hal Morgan is filled with interesting stories about some of the brands that have become a part of all of our lives. The information provided in this book reminds us that even the largest brands in the world started out as fledgling companies founded on a hope and a dream. There's something in this book for everyone.