Jergens Liquid Cream Shampoo

Jergens Liquid Cream Shampoo

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The Andrew Jergens Company began in 1882 in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the Jergens Soap Company. By the turn of the 20th century, the company had expanded to include a number of beauty care and cosmetic products, and would soon launch its most famous product, Jergens Lotion. Andrew Jergens Company was acquired by the international beauty company Kao in 1988.
This "New, Different, Shampoo" was sold between 1949 and 1957 and was often offered free with the purchase of Jergens Lotion. The shampoo was advertised as “soapless” and it claimed to contain lanolin and “pour like a lotion.”
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Object Name
hair care product
date made
Andrew Jergens Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
plastic (container material)
overall, box: 6 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall, bottle: 6 1/4 in x 2 in x 2 in; 15.875 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Sidney Glaser
Hair Care Products
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Hair Care Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
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Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I have a bar of jergens deodorant bar soap 2/35 cents on the wrapper. Found in an old cedar chest of my grandma
My PopPop worked here, and think a case of this is in his basement.

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