Dennison's Bogie Book: Suggestions for Halloween & Thanksgiving, circa 1925

Summary

While Halloween's origins were rooted in superstition and fortune telling, by the 1910s, Americans of all ages celebrated the holiday as a night of innocent fun. The Dennison Manufacturing Co. of Framingham, Massachusetts published Halloween "Bogie" books from 1912 to 1935. Halloween revelers could find an array of ideas for party activities, costumes, and decorations using the company's paper products.

While Halloween's origins were rooted in superstition and fortune telling, by the 1910s, Americans of all ages celebrated the holiday as a night of innocent fun. The Dennison Manufacturing Co. of Framingham, Massachusetts published Halloween "Bogie" books from 1912 to 1935. Halloween revelers could find an array of ideas for party activities, costumes, and decorations using the company's paper products.

Artifact

Trade catalog

Date Made

circa 1925

Collection Title

Trade Catalog Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

90.228.474

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black (Color)
Orange (Color)
White (Color)