Object ID 001341
Object Name Wooden Hormel Dried Beef Box
Object Desc Wooden box for 5lbs of dried beef from Hormel. Closable with hinges on back side.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001139
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range 1891
End Year Range 1930
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Hormel,boxes,Chipped Beef,wood crates,food,
Title Wooden Hormel Dried Beef Box
Description Wooden Box, closable lid reads in red and black text: Hormel; good food. Minnesota Sliced Dried Beef 5-lbs. Net. U.S. Inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture. Est. No. 199.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Details Hormel Foods Corporation is a food company based in Austin, Minnesota that produces Spam luncheon meat. The company was founded as George A. Hormel & Company in Austin by George A. Hormel in 1891. It changed its name to Hormel Foods in 1993.
Date JAN 28,2014
Assessor Ben Locke
Notes Box still has legible text and hinges and cover are in working condition. Scuffs and edgewear throughout, lid as small crack starting from the left side and runs to the middle. Small crack on lower right corner on the bottom of box.