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Brownie Wise: The Original Tupperware Lady

February 13, 2024 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm; University Place

Address: 1700 Lindberg Rd. West Lafayette, IN 47906

Brownie Wise

In the 1950s, saleswoman Brownie Wise propelled Tupperware to skyrocketing success through home party sales. In this living-history program, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., tells the story of Wise’s rise from single mother to the head of an enormous sales force of housewives who sold Earl Tupper’s flexible “burping” bowls at home parties. Forced out in 1957, she disappeared, but the Tupperwayre Home Parties she pioneered remain the gold standard home selling.

RSVP by February 9 to 765-464-5611 or

Tours available following the presentation.