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Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on Aug 8, 2012

25 Advertisements By Dr. Seuss Before He Was Dr. Seuss

Before he was Dr. Seuss, Theodore Geisel was a succesful advertisement illustrator. The library at UC San Diego has an incredible collection of his pre-Dr. Seuss work.

1. Schaefer Beer

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Schaeffer Bock Beer advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

2. General Electric

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General Electric advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

3. Ajax Cups

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Ajax Cups advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

4. Flit Insect Repellent

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Flit advertisement proof, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

5.

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Flit advertisement proof, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

6. Ford Motor Company

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Ford Motor Company advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

7. Gilbarco Manufacturing

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Gilbert and Baker advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

8. L.P.C. Co.

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Contractor postal cards, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

9.

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Contractor postal cards, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

10. NBC

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National Broadcasting Company Brochure, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

11.

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National Broadcasting Company Brochure, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

12.

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National Broadcasting Company Brochure, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

13. New Departure Ball Bearings

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New Departure Ball Bearing Company advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

14. Daggett and Ramnsdell

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Daggett and Ramsdell advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

15. Stromberg-Carlson Radios

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Stromberg-Carlson advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

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Stromberg-Carlson advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

17. Macy-Westchester

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Macy Westchester advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

18. Snyder & Black

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Snyder and Black Incorporated advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

19. Holly Sugar

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Holly Sugar advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

20.

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Holly Sugar advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

21. Warren Telechron Company

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Warren Telechron Company advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

22.

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Holly Sugar advertisement original, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

23. Standard Oil Company

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Standard Oil Company - Essolube oil charge card, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

24.

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Standard Oil Company - Essolube advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

25.

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Standard Oil Company - Essomarine advertisement, Dr. Seuss Collection, MSS 230, Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD

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