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
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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.
Date JAN 30,2013
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.