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Pensa-Cola: 1910

Pensa-Cola: 1910

Pensacola, Florida, circa 1910. "Plaza Ferdinand and harbor." Brought to you by Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Uneeda Biscuit. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 

War!

The cola wars were in full effect in 1910 Pensacola as seen with the massive Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola advertising. Pepsi seems to have the better location for their ad.

Just turn around

If you were standing next to the American National Bank building in the previous post, you could just turn around and see this plaza. Here it is from street view (with the harbor obscured by the trees):


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And in bird's-eye view (bottom center), harbor included: http://binged.it/Mc55B4

Lunch Bargain

Ten cents bought a box of Uneeda Biscuits and a 12-ounce Pepsi.

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