Color image of burling and surface texture area of the Faribault Woolen Mills Company, 2011.

Burling and surface texture area

Burling and surface texture area of the Faribault Woolen Mills Company, 2011. Photograph by Elizabeth A. Gales.

Burma-Shave razor blade

Burma-Shave razor blade

Burma-Shave razor blade, ca. 1940s–1950s.

Burma-Shave shaving cream, box, and pamphlet

Burma-Shave shaving cream, box, and pamphlet

A nine-ounce aluminum tube of Burma-Shave shaving cream with lanolin, its box, and a pamphlet titled "The Art of Shaving." The box was made in St. Paul, Minnesota, by the Waldorf Paper Products Company between 1954 and 1957.

Burma-Shave sign

Burma-Shave sign

A sixth and final sign from a sequential roadside Burma-Shave advertisement, ca. 1940–1955.

Two multicolored signs advertising Burma-Shave shaving cream

Burma-Shave signs

Two multicolored signs advertising Burma-Shave shaving cream. Used by the Burma-Vita Company, ca. 1951–1952.

Burma-Shave signs

Burma-Shave signs

Two multicolored signs advertising Burma-Shave shaving cream. Used by the Burma-Vita Company, 1952.

Burma-Shave signs

Burma-Shave signs

Two multicolored signs advertising Burma-Shave shaving cream. Used by the Burma-Vita Company between 1951 and 1952.

Burma-Shave signs

Burma-Shave signs

Four of six original signs from a Burma-Shave sequential roadside advertisement. The middle sign, which would have read "out so far," is missing, as is the sixth and final sign, which would have read, "Burma Shave." Used between 1940 and 1955.

Burma-Shave signs

Burma-Shave signs

Series of painted wooden signs advertising Burma-Shave. Manufactured by the Burma-Vita Company, 1959.

Burma-Shave tube with box

Burma-Shave tube with box, ca. 1950s. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user Scheinwerfermann, September 3, 2008.

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