Object ID 001580
Object Name Blue Moon Tobacco
Object Desc Paper packet of "Blue Moon Union Made Tobacco".
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001286
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions refer to entire packet.
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.
Date FEB 25,2014
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