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Object ID 001580

Object Name Blue Moon Tobacco

Object Desc Paper packet of "Blue Moon Union Made Tobacco".

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001286

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6

Object Date 1907

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Blue Moon brand,Independent Tobacco Co.,tobacco,smoking,

Title Blue Moon Tobacco

Description Paper packet of Blue Moon Tobacco. Paper is red/yellow/blue with image of blue moon chewing tobacco surrounded by stars. Front and back read "Blue Moon Union Made Tobacco." Packet has both union stamp and tax stamp (cancellation date 1907). Bottom reads "Blue Moon Tobacco" and includes factory info and Notice. Top reads "The Independent Tobacco Co./Cincinnati Ohio." Packet is folded closed on both ends. Packet is full.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 3

Width 0

Depth 1.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions refer to entire packet.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The Independent Tobacco Co.

Maker Details Cincinnati, Ohio. Formed by the Tobacco Workers International Union. The Tobacco Workers International Union was founded in 1895 and was also in the forefront of the labor movement.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001286

Description Blue Moon Union Made Tobacco


Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Some wear and small tears on paper. Small dents in packet's shaple. Illustrations and text readible. Tax stamp and union stamp are present and readible/datable.


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6 from Room 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin