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"Great Moments" in American History, a set of twelve jigsaw puzzles, issued (1969) in cylindrical tins by HUMBLETM Oil & Refining Company, manufactured by WARREN PAPER PRODUCTSTM , Marden-Kane,Inc. The canisters may have been issued in both metal and cardboard versions. I have heard of a book with twelve articles (?) corresponding with the twelve different puzzles. Apparently, the book was distributed free at ESSOTM , HUMBLETM , and affiliated stations.

  1. Columbus Sails On
  2. "Coronado's Men Discover the Grand Canyon (1540)"
  3. "Pilgrims Land On Cape Cod (1620)"
  4. "Paul Revere's Moonlit Ride to Lexington (1775)"
  5. New York Welcomes Washington
  6. "Commodore Perry in Battle of Lake Erie (1813)"
  7. "Francis Scott Key Writes 'The Star-Spangled Banner' (1814)"
  8. Railroading
  9. Battle of the Alamo
  10. California Gold Rush
  11. Transcontinental Telegraph
  12. "An American Orbits the Earth (1962)"

CanisterCanister(All the same)

California Gold Rush California Gold Rush [an assembled puzzle]

Columbus Sails On "Columbus Sails On"

Coronado "Coronado's Men Discover the Grand Canyon (1540)"

Pilgrims "Pilgrims Land On Cape Cod (1620)"

Paul Revere "Paul Revere's Moonlit Ride to Lexington (1775)"

New York Welcomes Washington "New York Welcomes Washington"

Commodore Perry "Commodore Perry in Battle of Lake Erie (1813)"

Francis Scott Key "Francis Scott Key Writes 'The Star-Spangled Banner' (1814)"

Opening of the Railroading Era "Opening of the Railroading Era"

Battle of the Alamo Battle of the Alamo

California Gold Rush California Gold Rush [see puzzle above]

Transcontinental Telegraph "Transcontinental Telegraph Line Completed"

John Glenn "An American Orbits the Earth (1962)"

The Capper Publications

Puzzles published (in the 1930's) by this Topeka, Kansas company advertised the "Household Magazine", published by that company. (Information from Anne D. Williams, author of Jigsaw Puzzles: An Illustrated History and Price Guide).


BOX(Box)


The Puzzle(Puzzle)

NATIONAL BISCUIT CO. STRAIGHT ARROWTM Jigsaw Puzzle


Straight Arrow Saves..."Straight Arrow Saves Princess Snow Flower from the Grizzly",
one of 12 different puzzles offered by the National Biscuit Co., circa 1949.


Straight Arrow...envelope[envelope], "Straight Arrow Saves Princess Snow Flower from the Grizzly"

RINGLING BROTHERSTM and BARNUM AND BAILEYTM Jigsaw Puzzle

CIRCUS Gunther Gebel-Williams, 1980.

WATKINS PRODUCTSTM Jigsaw Puzzle

Garden Scene"Garden Scene", Watkins Products.

KELLOGG'STM Jigsaw Puzzles

"Kellogg's for Crispness", 1933

"Keep Going with Kellogg's", 1933

 

Chris McCann's book,Master Pieces: the Art History of Jigsaw Puzzles.

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