The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
Hot Pad, 1950
It is likely a sound advertising strategy to market your product directly to its most frequent user; here we see a flour ad on a hot pad. This was made in 1950 for King Midas Flour and Shane Brothers and Wilson Company, both of Minneapolis.