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Object ID 001252

Object Name Gridley Dairy half pint milk bottle

Object Desc A clear empty glass milk bottle that was manufactured by Gridley's Dairy Company.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001073

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Dairy


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 dairy,bottles,Gridley Dairy Company,milk,glassware,

Title Gridley Dairy half pint milk bottle

Description A clear empty glass milk bottle that was made by the Gridley Dairy Company. The glass bottle has no lid. It has brown painted labels on two sides of the bottle. The front label says "Gridleythere is an extra measure of protection in every product of Gridley's." The back says "Gridley Dairy Products." On the bottem lip of the bottle it has embossed words that says half pint liquid sealed Gridley Dairy Company Milwaukee Wis. The bottom of the bottle has an isosceles triangle.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.25

Circumference 7.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The opening is 2" in diameter. The neck has 5.75" circumference.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Gridley's Dairy Company

Maker Details Gridley's was a Milwaukee Dairy Company. The building that was located on 8th street in Milwaukee was locted there from 1909 to 1966 when it was demolished. A three story brick and concrete milk processing and bottling building. Gridley Dairy was one of the city's largest milk producers and distributers.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001073



Date JAN 17,2014

Summary Excellent

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes A part from the missing lid, there is little edge wear on the bottle.


Date JAN 17,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date JAN 17,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Room 9 - automatic entry by admin