Jamal Booker

Jamal Booker

Manager, Heritage Communications

What country is this poster from?
What Country Is This Poster From?
I came across this beautiful poster in the Archives not too long ago. After checking the Coca-Cola price guides, I learned that this same poster image was used in the United States from 1958-1959, but mainly with the famous “Fishtail” logo. This particular poster, as you can see, uses the Coca-Cola Red Disc. Can anyone help us pin down the country that this poster is from? And an approximate…

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Asian America in the Deep South
1950s Mississippi might not be the first place you'd expect to find Chinese language ads for Coca-Cola. However, The Coca-Cola Bottling Companies in the Mississippi cities of Greenville, Clarksdale and Vicksburg all placed ads in a Tri-State Chinese Directory produced for Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee during this period. I learned about this interesting fact recently when I was contacted by…

Bracket Challenge Finals
Congrats to The Contour Bottle!
Congratulations to The Contour Bottle! Unlike the surprise winner of this year’s Men’s NCAA Championship, this one was somewhat expected as The Contour Bottle was the overall #1 seed. While it started out as a close vote with Santa Claus out to an early lead, it ended up with The Counter Bottle's 81 votes to Santa's 56.It's the simple conduit designed 99 years ago so that consumers would know it…