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Object ID 001374

Object Name Stokely Brothers & Co. serving tray

Object Desc Rectangular, metal serving tray. Blue edge with off-white background. At center an arrow with logo.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001870

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range 1933

End Year Range 1944

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords trays,advertising,Stokely Bros. & Co.,promotional items,serving tray,

Title Stokely Brothers & Co. serving tray

Description Rectangular, metal serving tray. Edges are blue with names of food products in white text around. Bottom is cream colored with a down arrow shape at center an "Stokely's Finest Foods" inside in yellow. At bottom, "Stokely Bros. & Co. / General Offices / Indianapolis, Ind." in blue. Back of tray is drak blue and plain.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 10.5

Width 13.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin


Maker Details See Notes.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1870



Date JAN 31,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Scratches on front and back. On front edges worn and paint is chipped off. At top interior edge there is an accretion at center. The bottom interior of tray is discolored and yellowed. Has vertical streaks across. At center bottom 1/2 of tray there is a vertical green mark with a series of scratches. Wear on bottom interior of tray, very light scratches in enamel in a circular motion. Brown mark in upper right quardrant. On back side of tray the bottom edges are worn, loss of paint enamel and exposed metal is rusted. Large scratch at top edge near center. Edges are worn and the corners are dented with loss of paint.


Date JAN 31,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 15 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin



Date JAN 31,2014

Notes The Stokely Bros started as a canning operation in 1898 in Tennessee. In 1933, the company purchased Van Camp in Indianapolis, and changed its name in 1944 to Stokely-Van Camp. In 1983, it was purchased by Quaker. Finally, it is owned by ConAgra.