Monday, March 13, 2017

Genealogy Journey's Podcast #26: National Cereal Day

Cereal at Gena's House.

March marks a day to celebrate cereal! Yes, that breakfast food that is good for breakfast or dinner has its own day. Have you given much thought to the social history of cereal? Gena and Jean have and Podcast 26 explores that history.

YouTube Cereal videos
10 most popular cereal mascots                                    (with additional “honorable mentions” towards the end)
Top Ten Defunct Cereal Mascots
Old cereal commercials (‘50s)
Cereal commercials

Kellogg’s and the Sanitarium History
Wikipedia - Kellog's 
Wikipedia - Battle Creek Sanitarium  
Wikipedia - John Harvey Kellogg  
Kellog's - A Historical Overview 
Mental Floss - Corn Flakes Were Part of an Anti-Masturbation Crusade  
Dish Mag - The Fascinating History of Everyday Objects Kellogg's Corn Flakes  
Funding History - Kellogg Company History        
History Today -The Battle of the Cornflakes 

Wikipedia - Marjorie Merriweather Post 
Wikipedia - Postum 
Military Antiques Museum - AV-349. WWII Era Child's  Copy Of USAAF Squadron Patch – 19TH Bombardment Squadron 
Insight Marketing - Kellogg’s vs Post Cereal. Taking advantage of opportunities during an economic downturn 

--Jean Wilcox Hibben

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