The tin cans below that have been recycled and transformed (as seen in the image I captured at the Minnesota State Fair), were most likely
– Nancy Friedman, Wordworking
For much of the 20th century, the Shinola brand—introduced around 1907; first trademark filing, by the Shinola-Bixby Corporation of New Jersey, in 1929—was synonymous in the United States with shoe polish. Not even a famous World War II–era vulgarity could dim the shine on this stalwart trade name.
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