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Americans: Narragansett beer ad by Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

December 28, 2017
Cartoon style ad with Indian chief holding serving tray with beer

Property of Narragansett Beer. Photo By Carly Brunault

Theodor Geisel, who would later be known as Dr. Seuss, created the cartoon character Chief Gansett in the 1940s for the Narragansett Brewing Company. The character was used in an advertising campaign, but it never appeared on a beer bottle. Chief Gansett beer tray, 1940s. Property of Narragansett Beer. Photo By Carly Brunault.

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