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Tillie Lewis Foods Collection
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Series 1 Biographical Material 1935-1979

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles, manuscripts, and books by and about Tillie Lewis and her industry, as well as awards and honors.
Box 1, Folder 1

Articles by Tillie Lewis, 1953-1977

Box 1, Folder 2

Articles about Tillie Lewis (1 of 2), 1935-1979

Box 1, Folder 3

Articles about Tillie Lewis (2 of 2), 1935-1979

Box 1, Folder 4

Awards and Honors, 1952-1968

Box 1, Folder 5

McCormack, William, Jr. "Tillie Lewis," 1978

Box 1, Folder 6

Sigel, Eleanor Record. Good Food for Diabetics, 1951

Box 1, Folder 7

Stillman, Irwin Maxwell, and Sam Sinclair Baker, The Doctor's Quick Weight Loss Book, 1969

Box 1, Folder 8

"Who is Tillie Lewis?" 1976

 

Series 2 Advertising and Corporate Information 1953-1968

Scope and Content Note

Includes packaging labels, advertising copy, brochures, and various kinds of display material. Also contains survey of customers and annual business report of Tillie Lewis Foods.
Box 2, Folder 1

Advertising in Periodicals, 1953-1954

Box 2, Folder 2

Brochures and Recipes, 1948-ca. 1968

Box 2, Folder 3

Posters and Display Material, ca. 1955

Box 2, Folder 4

Sample Package Labels, Undated

Box 2, Folder 5

Survey of Customers, 1954

Box 2, Folder 6

Tillie Lewis Foods Annual Report, 1962

 

Series 3 Photographs and Albums 1937-1973

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs and photograph albums of Tillie Lewis and her business activities.
Box 3, Folder 1

Photographs (1 of 2), 1937-1967

Box 3, Folder 2

Photographs (2 of 2), 1937-1967

Box 3, Folder 3

Photographs, ca. 1955-1965

 

(See Oversize, Box 5) Photographs, 1967-1973

Box 3, Folder 4

Photograph Album, 1935-1959

 

Series 4 Oversize Scrapbooks 1952-1956

Scope and Content Note

Includes oversize scrapbooks of marketing initiatives.
Box 4, Folder 1

"First Market Tasti-Diet, Des Moines, Iowa," 1952

Box 4, Folder 2

"Operational Turnover" Marketing Plan, ca. 1955

Box 4, Folder 3

Scrapbook of Twenty-One Day Diet, ca. 1953

Box 4, Folder 4

Tasti-Diet Promotional Material, ca. 1954

Box 4, Folder 5

"There Can Be Only One Leader: Tillie Lewis Tasti-Diet," ca. 1956

 

Series 5 Oversize Photographs and Plans 1951-1975

Scope and Content Note

Includes oversize photographs and plans related to construction of Tillie Lewis residence.
Box 5, Folder 1

Photographs, ca. 1935-1975

Box 5, Folder 2

Building Plans for Tillie Lewis Residence, 1951