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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

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General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source CMY133

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

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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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Height 4

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.

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Image Caption CMY000133a-b

Description 6oz Calumet tin.


Date JAN 30,2013

Summary good

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.