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Sunshine Biscuits Krispy Crackers tin
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Details

Object ID 001329

Object Name Sunshine Biscuits Krispy Crackers tin

Object Desc Yellow tin box with labels on five sides and removable lid. This tin box once contained Krispy Crackers Sunshine Biscuits manufactured by Loose-Willes Bicuit Company, it is now empty.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001130

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Sunshine Krispy Crackers,biscuits,Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company,tins,food,crackers,


Title Sunshine Biscuits Krispy Crackers tin

Description Yellow tin box with labels on five sides and removable lid. This tin box once contained Krispy Crackers Sunshine Biscuits manufactured by Loose-Willes Bicuit Company, it is now empty.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 8.5

Width 0

Depth 8.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 33.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company

Maker Details Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company was a firm which was the second largest manufacturer of crackers in the United States in 1912. It maintained factories in Kansas City, Missouri, Boston, Massachusetts, Chicago, Illinois, Omaha, Nebraska, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Dallas, Texas. It competed successfully with the National Biscuit Company in the 1930s. Its business was five times smaller than the National Biscuit Company in October 1932. In March 1946 stock shareholders of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company approved a company name change to Sunshine Biscuits, Inc.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001130

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 26,2014

Summary very good

Assessor Dulce Ramos

Notes Tin box had very few scratches.


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