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Primary Sources

Brownie Wise Papers, 1938-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. AC0509-0000003.

“Catalog Advertisement” scanned advertisement. Brownie Wise Papers, National Museum of American History Archives Center, circa 1949-1966. AC0509-0000066.

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“Tupperware Price and Order Form,” scanned document. Brownie Wise Papers, National Museum of American History Archives Center. Circa 1951-1959.