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Object ID 000124

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. Small tin, lid not removable, still full (heavy). Picture of girl and family on front. Directions for corn bread on back.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000135

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. Net wt. 10 oz. The Baking Powder with the balanced duble action. On the front there is a tan and black picture of a family of four girla and one boy with toys and one has baked goods.The picture has a blue outline boxed around the outside of the image. The directions are listed on the back and a receipe for spicy apple waffles.


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Height 4

Length 0

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

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. Clabber Girl is one of the oldest American food brands still in use. The baking powder origanated as Clabber in 1899 but was later changed to Clabber Girl in 1923.

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Image Caption CMY000135



Date JAN 30,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes The top metal lid is very rusty. Dent at the top of the can (not on the lid). Water marks (possiblily) that discolored some parts of the tan label paper. scratches on the bottom.