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Object ID 000208

Object Name PurAsnow sign

Object Desc PurAsnow sign for PurAsnow flour, PurAsnow Flour with the famous double money back Gurantee. Image of a flour bag with a red cottage on it . General Mills Inc General Offices Minneapolis,Minn.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000214

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source CMY214

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 PurAsnow Flour,signs,advertising,General Mills,flour,baking,

Title PurAsnow sign

Description Red, white and blue metal "PurAsnow flour" sign. Image of PurAsnow flour bag with a red cottage on it . Manufactured by General Mills Inc.


Approx Collection Date

Height 14

Length 0

Width 22

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker General Mills

Maker Details Long recognized as the finest high ratio cake flour available. Starting with two flour mills in the 1860s. Washburn formed the Minneapolis Milling Company in 1856 . Within five years, half of Minneapolis’ milling capacity was wiped out when Washburn’s mill and five neighboring plants were destroyed in a flour dust explosion.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000214



Date FEB 6,2013

Summary Very Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes No Large problems bent corner some dents.