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Object ID 000198

Object Name Quick Quaker Oats

Object Desc Yellow, red, orange, blue and white cylindrical cardboard Quick Quaker Oats canister. Original weight: 1lbs 4oz. Contents manufactured by The Quaker Oats Company.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000149

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

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Quaker Oats Company,cereal,food,oatmeal,

Title Quick Quaker Oats

Description Image of quaker with scroll that says pure. Quaker Oats registered as the first trademark for a breakfast cereal. Name because a symbol of good quality and honest value. The first brand to feature a recipe on its box. Container closely resembles 1915 packaging.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister is 7.5 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Quaker Oats Company

Maker Details In 1877 Quaker Oats became the first registered trademark for a breakfast cereal. Named Quaker to represent good quality and honest value.became the first brand to feature a recipe on its box This particular package was introduced in 1915.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000149



Date FEB 4,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes some of the label coming off / exposed cardboard.some black paint on the back and small brown stains a black 8 on the drections. on the bottom 6.00