During the 1910s, Coca-Cola advertising featured a different “Coca-Cola Girl” each year. Often the same image of a woman was used on calendars, trays, pocket mirrors and other collectible pieces for the year. This “Coca-Cola Girl” is known as Betty and she first appeared on a 1914 calendar. She is easily recognizable by her pink dress and fanciful hat. An interesting fact is that “Betty” is not the actual name of the model but rather a name assigned to the artwork by someone in the advertising department. Collectors know this pseudonym, and we use it in the Coke Archives as well. Do you know the names of any other “Coca-Cola Girls?”
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