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REMEMBER THIS FUN CATALOG?

1959 Johnson Smith & Co. Novelties & Toys Catalog Vintage

The Johnson Smith Company was a mail-order company established in 1914
by
Alfred Johnson Smith in Chicago, Illinois that sold novelty and gag gift
items such as
x-ray goggles, whoopee cushions, fake vomit, and joy buzzers.

The company moved from Chicago to Racine, Wisconsin in 1926, to Detroit
in the 1930s, and from the Detroit area to
Bradenton, Florida in 1986.

In 2014, Johnson Smith & Co. marked its 100th anniversary. On December
31, 2019, the company’s website announced that they had ceased
operations and closed.

Remember Johnson Smith Catalog? Did You Read The Johnson-Smith ...


Early 20th century Ventriloquism Guide and novelties catalogue.

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REMEMBER THESE ?

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REMEMBER THIS DRIVE-IN SERVICE ?

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REMEMBER THIS GREAT SONG FROM 1960?

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Nobody Loves Me Like You was written by the great Sam Cooke. It peaked at #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 and went to #23 on R&B/Hip-
Hop chart.

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Terry “Buzzy” Johnson (center) and his Flamingos. Terry will be
79 years old on November 12, 2017.

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A REMINDER FROM PDX RETRO ~

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