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L. H. PARKE COMPANY VINTAGE COFFEE, TEA & SPICE TINS By An Irwin Family History Book
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In this 85 page, full color book, the background of L. H. Parke Company will be told by reviewing some of their products that were manufactured and packaged over 100 plus years ago. In 1888 L. H.... More > Parke Company was established as a seller of coffee, tea and spices. This booklet shows some of their early products and the tins that held the products. The company reached a peak in the 1950s and early 1960s when it expanded to five locations - Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, Richmond and Albany, NY. In 1961 the company was sold to Consolidated Foods and merged into Monarch Foods. Book is in full color.< Less
L. H. PARKE COMPANY "Pushcart to a Multi-Million Dollar Corporation" By An Irwin Family History Book
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This 2012 updated, black and white, 138 page, soft cover edition is a 7.5 x 7.5 inch square book with over 150 pictures of various products of L. H. Parke Company and many of the company's... More > advertising items and customer give away promotional items. L. H. Parke & Co. was founded by partners William P. M. Irwin and Louis H. Parke. The company was merged in 1962 into Monarch Foods. At the time of the sale the company was headquartered in Philadelphia with offices and warehouses in Pittsburgh, Washington DC, Richmond, VA and Albany, New York. The company was famous for its coffee, tea, spices and "Packed to Order" canned good. Most products shown were from 1890s to the 1950s. Pictured and discussed are Donald Irwin, Donald Irwin Jr. and James M. Irwin. The book also has a short history on Irwin-Harrisons-Whitney, Inc. a world wide importer and exporter of tea with over 20 locations around the world during the 1920s and 1930s. Andrew P. Irwin and his brother, Robert F. Irwin are noted.< Less
Parke's Blue Point Trading Stamps & Premium Catalogues By An Irwin Family History Book
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L. H. Parke & Co. was established in 1889 in Philadelphia as a manufacturer and distributor of fine foods including coffees, teas, extracts, and spices. Later canned foods were added. Around 1895... More > the company began offering their own style of Trading Stamps and Premiums to customers who purchased Parke's products in local grocery stories in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey. In 1904 a branch office and warehouse was opened in Pittsburgh where Trading Stamps and Premiums were also available. This book covers these business activities in detail. Parke's Blue Point Trading Stamps & Premium Catalogues were one of the early Trading Stamp programs in the United States. This Parke book is one of many books on L. H. Parke Company printed by Lulu.com and published by "An Irwin Family History Book". Please click on the Author heading on this page under the book's title. Book is in full color as of July 15, 2014.< Less