Object ID 000770
Object Name Calumet Baking Powder tin
Object Desc Calumet 1 lb. Double-acting Baking Powder. Red tall cylindrical tin can, with lid no longer removable. Image of Indian on front. Directions, Combination type, and ingredients written in black on a white background.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000697
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 Calumet Baking Powder Co.,tins,baking powder,Calumet (brand),cooking,
Title Calumet Baking Powder tin
Description Calumet 1 lb The Double Acting Baking Powder. Calumet Baking Powder Co., Chicago, Ill. With a white background for the directions, and ingredients lists. (Older cans don't have, and were harder to read).
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Calumet Baking Powder Co.
Maker Details Calumet Baking Powder Co., Inc. Chicago, Ill. Shows directions, ingredients. Calumet Baking Powder Co, (inc) Chicago. established in 1889 in Chicago, Illinois, by baking powder salesman, William Monroe Wright. In 1929, William Wright sold out to General Foods. General Foods merged with Kraft Foods in 1990.
Date APR 26,2013
Assessor Hannah Lartz
Notes This can is dented in several places. the bottom is rusty, and there are several scratches to the paint. Note, the lid is stuck, does not come off.