Object ID 000116
Object Name Calumet Baking Powder
Object Desc Calumet The Double-Acting Baking Powder. Metal cylindrical can, lid removable. Red can, with white letters. Image of an Indian on the front. Net Weight 6 oz.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000133a-b
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords tins,baking powder,Calumet Baking Powder Co.,
Title Calumet Baking Powder
Description Calumet The Double Acting Baking Powder . Has the directions of how it should be used on the back as well as how it protects baking and the ingredients.
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Place of Origin
Maker Calumet Baking Powder Co.
Maker Details Calumet Baking Powder Division of General foods Corporation. Chicago, Ill. Tested and approved by Good Housekeeping Bureau. Serial no. 4210. Established in 1889 in Chicago, Illinois. William Monroe Wright started this company. The symbol is a native american with a peace pipe. In 1929 sold the company to General Foods. General Foods merged with Kraft Foods in 1990.
Date JAN 30,2013
Assessor Katie Wells
Notes Calumet. The Double-Acting Baking Powder. Rusty lid on the sides. on spots on the word Calumet. Sctraches. Bottom very rusty.