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KEEP YOUR ENGINE CLEAN HOW TO SQUEEZE 45 MILES FROM ONE GALLON OF GAS
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Illustration of woman wearing bikini with arms up holding hair standing in front of city street and a red classic car.  Text appears around edge of button in small blue circles and red and yellow diamonds.  White text also appears in a black rectangle across woman's chest.

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NOURISHING ADVENTURES TM EASY ACES, INC. © 1980 BOB HOLMES

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Easy Aces, Inc. was a producer of “fun and innovative” kitchen tools, party goods, tech products, and personal accessories, including pin-back buttons. Though they now call themselves Fred and Friends, Easy Aces, Inc. continues to operate out of Cumberland, Rhode Island and solicit local artists for product designs. Back in the 1970s and 1980s, the company sought out photographers, illustrators, and graphic designers to collaborate on pin-back buttons. One such artist who partnered with Easy Aces, Inc. was Bob Holmes, who developed a series of buttons under the “Nourishing Adventures” collection in 1980.

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Bloomberg. (n.d.). Easy Aces Inc company profile. https://www.bloomberg.com/profile/company/0651311D:US

Fred. (n.d.). About Fred. https://www.genuinefred.com/pages/about-fred

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