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Object ID 000113

Object Name Loose-Wiles Biscuit Co. wooden crate

Object Desc Large Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company crate. Bakers of Sunshine Biscuit. Hubbard's Wire Sewed Folding Box pat'd June 28 and Pending Puffer Hubbard Mfg Co. Minn, U.S.A. NorthWestern ticket. Chicago, St Mpls. Omaha.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000155

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 Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company,crates,Sunshine Biscuits,wooden crates,boxes,

Title Loose-Wiles Biscuit Co. wooden crate

Description Medium-sized wooden crate. Stamped with "Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Bakers of Sunshine Biscuits" in faded black ink.


Approx Collection Date

Height 12

Length 17

Width 14

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company

Maker Details Second largest manufactured cracker company in 1912.Biggest compeitor National Biscuit company. Later becomes Sunshine Biscuits. Jacob Loose started this company in Chetopa, Kansas.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000155



Date JAN 30,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes there are some chips in the wood. large chunk of wood off the top. Some white what seems to be paint. There is a stain mark on the side of the box. Black paint spolatches. There is an American Railway Express Co. sticker that is very worn. Hard to read the wording. Dust. Rusty metal attachments.


Date JAN 30,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Appliance store - automatic entry by admin