|Uneeda Biscuit Ghost Sign, Lexington, Ky.|
The Uneeda Biscuit was first produced and sold in 1898 - it was the first mass-produced cracker in the United States. Prior to Adolphus Green's creation for the National Biscuit Company, mothers would send sons with soap bags to get a fill of crackers at the local bakery. Unsurprisingly, many of the crackers came home broken. The company created a seal design for wax paper and the rest is history. Ultimately, National Biscuit Company became Nabisco in 1971. The Uneeda Biscuit was discontinued in 1999.