Advertisement for Brisgo, a trademarked depilatory compound manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for the cosmetic removal of hair from hog skin. This advertisement appeared in the April 10, 1943 issues of Meat and National Provisioner.
Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Inc.) initially specialized in the manufacture of explosives and smokeless powders and subsequently diversified its business to encompass a variety of industrial products, including pine and paper chemicals, synthetics, pigments, polymers, and cellulose.
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Hercules Incorporated. “Let Brisgo Help You to Keep the Mess Supplied.” 1943 Hercules Advertisements, 1943. Records of Hercules Incorporated, Volume 1943. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/n583xv818.
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