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Tootsie Roll box
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Details

Object ID 000675

Object Name Tootsie Roll box

Object Desc The front has a picture of a new tootsie roll factory in Hoboken, N.J. Modern factory with advanced and streamlined production methods. The Sweets Company of America, Inc. manfactured Tootise Rolls, caramels and pops. 1 cent candy.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000643a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Tootsie Roll,Sweets Company of America,candy boxes,boxes,


Title Tootsie Roll box

Description The front has a picture of a new tootsie roll factory in Hoboken, N.J. Modern factory with advanced and streamlined production methods. The Sweets Company of America, Inc. manfactured Tootise Rolls, caramels and pops. 1 cent candy. The bottom has tootsie pop images and says the six flavors are chocolate, wild cherry, lemon, orange, grape and root beer. In 1896 its founder Leo Hirshfield, an Austrian immigrant to the United States, started his candy business in a small shop located in New York City.[By 1905, production moved to a five-story factory. In 1917 the name of the company was changed to The Sweets Company of America

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 9

Width 7

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material paper, cardboard

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sweets Company of America

Maker Details New York, NY

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY643a-b

Description

Conditions

Date APR 3,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes white of the box underneth the label paper exposure in the middle and on the edges of the lid. some dirt discoloration on the edges. tape on the edges. the right side of the lid has two stains to the left. . the bottom has some wear and discoloration on the edges a crease towards the top and some small holes. and two stamps one faded.


Events

Date FEB 27,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 27,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Candy exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date APR 30,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 11 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes