Donut Flashback: Vintage Images from the Museum of American History

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Donuts are as inextricable from U.S. culture as the American Dream. Produced in all shapes, sizes, and varieties, their mass appeal can be found everywhere—evident through the success of chains such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme as well as smaller, more gourmet operations. 

Here we bring you a slideshow of vintage donut photographs and posters to honor the beloved rounds.

All images via the Sally L. Steinberg Collection of Doughnut Ephemera at the National Museum of American History

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