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Object ID 000122

Object Name Clabber Girl Baking Powder

Object Desc Round based metal tin of baking powder. White with red writing, "Clabber Girl, Baking Powder." Metal lid. Large tin, lid not removable, still full (heavy). Picture of girl and family on front. Directions for corn bread on back.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000134

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

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Clabber Girl (brand),baking powder,Hulman & Co.,tins,

Title Clabber Girl Baking Powder

Description Clabber Girl The Double Acting Baking Powder. The baking powder with balanced double action. Net wt. 24 oz (1 LB. 8 oz) 55 cents marked in sharpie on the lid. There are directions and a receipe for southern corn bread on the back. The ingredients for the baking powder are listed.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hulman & Co.

Maker Details Manufactured by Hulman & company. Terre Haute, Ind 47808. Clabber Girl is one of the oldest American food brands still in use. The baking powder was started to be made in 1899 as Clabber, but in 1923 it was named Clabber Girl. It is said to be the leading brand in the U.S. on it's website.

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Image Caption CMY000134



Date JAN 30,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes 55 cents in sharpie on the top as well as rust spots on the metal lid. some of the paper covering has ripped. There are stains and spots on the paper. Small dent in the bottom metal.