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Object ID 000112

Object Name Hershey's Cocoa Powder crate

Object Desc Brown wooden Hershey's Cocoa box. Can hold 12-lbs total. Originally contained 1/2-lb containers of Hershey's Cocoa powder. Writing in black.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000141

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cocoa powder,crates,Hershey Company,boxes,wooden crates,chocolate,

Title Hershey's Cocoa Powder crate

Description Wooden crate, designed to hold containers of Hershey's cocoa powder tins.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 14

Width 9

Depth 6.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box is 7 inches high, 14 inches length, 9 inches wide and 6.5 inches deep.

Quantity 1

Material wood


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hershey Co.

Maker Details Brown wooden Hershey's Cocoa Box. Can hold up to 12-lbs. Originally contained 1/2-lb containers of Hershey's Cocoa powder. Hershey Bars created in 1900, factory opened in 1903. Syrup invented in 1926. Various candy bars created 1925-1994

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000141



Date JAN 30,2013

Summary Very Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Box in good condition. Some of labeling ink faded, some small chips along proper right side. A crack that measures approximately 12 inches lies along the bottom side of the box.