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Welcome to The Chip Nostalgia Article page, chock full of interesting ephemera surrounding The Saratoga Chip and it’s many snack food cousins!

Here are a bunch of articles and images from the 2006 German Television Production, Talents & Patents, that explored the history of the Saratoga Chip. You will first find the actual production from German Television.

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Yes, chips are one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century!

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SAMPLE COLOR PLATE FROM “CRUNCH! The Story of The Great American Potato Chip”

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ANOTHER BOOK SAYING GEORGE CRUM IS THE INVENTOR OF THE CHIP!

Here is the cover and page page from a book entitled “Were Potato Chips Really Invented By An Angry Chef?” by Deborah Kops. Seems pretty convincing!

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TOGA CHIPS ANNIVERSARY!
FEATURING
SARATOGA SPECIALTIES CHIPS
Chipper Snacker Oct., 1977

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CHIPS FOR DETENTE!
Potato Chipper Feb., 1965

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CHIPS COULD HAVE CHANGED HISTORY!
Potato Chipper Feb., 1965

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ANTIQUE CHIPPER MACHINE
Potato Chipper Nov., 1965

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POTATO CHIP CRUMBS
ALTERNATIVE TO BREAD CRUMBS!
Potato Chipper May, 1959

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MISS POTATO CHIP 1953
WITH THE LARGEST POTATO CHIP
Potato Chipper Feb, 1954

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POTATO CHIP ORIGIN CONFIRMED!
THE SNACK FOOD ASSOCIATION WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN SOLIDIFYING THIS STORY!
Potato Chipper June, 1960

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ENJOY THIS VIDEO FROM THE SNACK FOOD ASSOCIATION ON A CENTURY OF SNACKS!

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CHIP QUEEN!
SEE & READ ABOUT HER!
Potato Chipper Oct. 1960

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MRS. KLEIN’S $100,000 PROMOTION
Potato Chipper July 1964

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"True" Origin of Potato Chip.

From the January 1966 edition of the Potato Chipper. The Potato Chip Institute International which became the Snack Food Association was instrumental in spreading the legend that the potato chip was invented by George Crum in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Potato Chipper May 1964

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GREAT ARTICLE ON THE ORIGIN OF THE CHIP
Potato Chipper May 1963

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Menu From Fred Harvey’s Restaurant,
Hollywood CA

The restaurants interior was decorated with paintings from renowned artists. Also note that Saratoga Chips were on the menu!

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Thank You Mrs. Chips
Please take a look at the booklet below that was produced by the National Potato Chip Institute as a companion piece to the movie “Thank You Mr. Chips” The first couple pages are shown below and the entire booklet is available via PDF through this link.

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Local History Granite State Potato Chip Factory of Salem NH

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Article from Linn’s Stamp News showing Aland’s tribute stamp to the Potato Chip.

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The Ohio State fair 2003: 5 companies, Ballreich’s, Conn’s, Jones / Thomaassons, Mike-sell’s and Shearer’s all collaborated by making their chips and ultimately fill the largest bag of potato chips ever made according to the Guinness Book Of World Records.

GREAT ARTICLE ABOUT CHIPS!
Potato Chipper August1967
See the whole article here.

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