Note as to date of sale: A newspaper story dated January 30 stated, "Philip Morris Inc. announced today it had agreed in principle to acquire Burma-Vita Company of Minneapolis, for cash." The book "The Verse by the Side of the Road" (linked below) said the sale "was announced publicly" on February 7, while a New York Times story published February 23 indicated that it had taken place the previous week.
* "How Burma-Shave Saved the Family Farm" (from www.grit.com, 2007): @
* Entry from Legends of America website: @
(Chasar's blog, Poetry & Popular Culture: @)