“Queen of the Ranch” cigarette card, date unknown.
An excerpt from the back:
Such a girl, as she goes out to the round-up dressed cowboy style, and carrying a smaller edition of his weapons, is the idol of every man on the ranch. The cowboys are a rough lot, but no class in the world has higher regard for good women. Their one dread is if their employer has a daughter who is a local belle, that she will grow up and marry some “dude from the East.”
“Free from the whims, temperamental crankiness, and unwillingness of the modern domestic servant, Hotpoint Servants are as much revered and appreciated as the old negro mammy, now but a gentle memory to the woman of the South.”*
~ An advertising pamphlet for Hotpoint “Servant” appliances. In the 1920’s “Hotpoint Servants” were being advertised and sold by the General Electric Appliance Company, Inc. Their ‘Breakfast Set’, including toaster and percolator, etc., was a best seller.
* This statement is wrong on so many levels that I’m not even sure where to begin…