Object ID 000106
Object Name Fleischmann's Yeast tin
Object Desc White and black metal Fleischmann's Yeast tin.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000112
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Fleischmann's Yeast,yeast,baking,boxes,tins,
Title Fleischmann's Yeast tin
Description Black and cream colored metal Fleischmann's Yeast box. Open top.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Box is nearly 5 inches high, 10 inches long and nearly 6 inches deep.
Place of Origin
Maker Fleishmann Bros.
Maker Details Fleischmann Bros. developed a new type of compressed yeast disk as well as made the first comercially produced yeast. After 1900, "active dry" yeast was introduced to help GIs enjoy homebaked bread.
Date JAN 29,2013
Summary Good Condition
Assessor Katherine Dickey
Notes Metal box is in good condition. A little bent and rusted along the edges. Some small black markings on fron and back labels.