Imitated but not equaled!

KING COLE POTATO CHIPS
Established 1918

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All photos below are Courtesy of South Portland (Maine) Historical Society.

Letterhead from King Cole Associates
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John Hayes next to an excavating shovel at the construction site on March 16, 1947. One of a collection of photos showing various stages in the construction of the King Cole potato chip manufacturing facility on Cash Street in South Portland, Maine, in 1947.
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John Hayes pointing at a signboard proclaiming "new home of King Cole Potato Chips". Photo dated April 6, 1947. One of a collection of photos showing various stages in the construction of the King Cole potato chip manufactuing facility on Cash Street in South Portland, Maine, in 1947.
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King Cole Potato Chip Company, 609 Main Street, South Portland, Maine
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King Cole Potato Chip Company, 609 Main Street, South Portland, Maine
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King Cole Foods, Cash Street, South Portland, Maine with truck and delivery van 1948
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George E. Brume with the King Cole sponsored race car, a modified 1950s coupe, in West Buxton, Maine
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Cellophane bag for King Cole Ripples potato chips. (Front and Back Photos)
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King Cole potato chip can, cardboard carton, cylindrical, 20 oz.capacity. King Cole Foods, South Portland, Maine
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Images Below Courtesy of Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library,University of Maine,Orono, ME
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