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Baby Rice Brand Popcorn boxes
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Details

Object ID 000110

Object Name Baby Rice Brand Popcorn boxes

Object Desc Blue and red cardboard Baby Rice Brand Popcorn boxes. Manufactured by Baby Rice Pop Corn Co., Waterloo, WI

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000116a-s

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Baby Rice Pop Corn Co.,popcorn,boxes,food,


Title Baby Rice Brand Popcorn boxes

Description Blue and red cardboard Baby Rice Brand Popcorn boxes. Manufatured by Baby Rice Pop Corn Company of Waterloo, Wisconsin. Boxes feature red and blue printed image of children eating popcorn, printed recipes, and floral bordered BABY RICE designs. Six boxes (a-f) are on display. The remaining 13 boxes are stored in Room 4, Shelf 3.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 0

Width 4.5

Depth 2.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details All boxes measure 7 inches high, 4.5 inches wide an 2.25 inches deep

Quantity 19

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Baby Rice Pop Corn Co.

Maker Details The Baby Rice Pop Corn Company was founded by Matt Voelker, who strived to grow a better quality popcorn that his neighbor. By 1914 he was growing, curing and selling popcorn as well as manufacturing confections and operating a commission store.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000116a-s

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 29,2013

Summary Excellent Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes All boxes in excellent condition. Some bending/small tears on lids, hardly noticeable.


Events

Provenance

Notes

Date JAN 8,2015

Notes Six boxes (a-f) are on display in the Grafman Grocery exhibit. The remaining 13 boxes are stored in Room 4, Shelf 3.