Mar 5, 2012
The Wichita Eagle
Iconic company Fuller Brush moved to Great Bend in the 1970s
This is one in a series of vignettes celebrating Kansas history. The series' name comes from the state motto, Ad astra per aspera: To the stars through difficulties.
Fuller Brush files for bankruptcy protection
Fuller Brush Co. is filing for bankruptcy protection, decades after its fleet of salesmen popularized door-to-door selling in the U.S. The company, known for its brushes, brooms and cleaning products launched the phrase "I'm your Fuller Brush Man" into the national vernacular and was once so well known that it spawned a 1948 feature film starring ... (more)
Answers to the Feb. 11 Fatboy Trivia
Editor's note: Fatboy Trivia appears every Friday in The Easley Progress. Be sure to pick up the Feb.