Item: Advertisement, General Mills, Wheaties

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Record Number: 9477
Box Number: 2
View Format: Printed Matter
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 24.5 by 31.5 cm.
Inscription text: 1940's-1950's
Inscription location: Verso, bottom right
Image description:

Advertisement for General Mills' Wheaties featuring an image of an Italian fruit cart vendor, "Tony" and a Caucasian police officer, who stands with his back to the cart.  Tony is attempting to pull a box of Wheaties out from under the policeman's arm as the officer surreptitiously sneaks a banana off Tony's cart.  The copy includes the phrases, "Breakfast of Champions" and "Had your Wheaties today?"