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Woodbury Facial Soap 3 Pack
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Details

Object ID 001588

Object Name Woodbury Facial Soap 3 Pack

Object Desc A 3 pack of Woodbury Facial Soap that was made by the Woodbury Soap Company.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001293

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords soap,Woodbury Facial Soap,Woodbury Soap Company,cleaning,grooming,bar soap,


Title Woodbury Facial Soap 3 Pack

Description A 3 pack of Woodbury Facial Soap with blue and white packaging. The soaps are held together by two blue and white stickers on the top and bottom. It says "Woodbury Soap. Be Thrift. Buy ...3." On the front and back of the soap it says "Woodbury Facial Soap for the Skin you love to touch." To keep the packaging intact, I can not look at the individual soaps to see what is hidden. The sides of the 3 pack all says Woodbury on each soap.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 3.5

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Woodbury Soap Company

Maker Details The Woodbury Soap Company is an American manufacturer of personal care products such as cold cream, facial cream, facial powder, after-shave talc and ear swabs. Founded in New York State in 1870, the company was sponsor to popular radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s. The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York.by a dermatologist.The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrews Jergens Company (now themselves a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1931, Woodbury Soap signed singer Bing Crosby, and later Bob Hope.[7] In 1936, Woodbury soap was the first product to use a picture of a nude woman in its advertisements. That same year, they were a sponsor of the radio program Paul Whiteman's Musical Varieties on WJZ in New York City, and later sponsored Mr. and Mrs. North, the 1940s radio show about husband-and-wife crime solvers.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001293

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 26,2014

Summary Very Good

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes Some minor stains on the packaging. The packaging is still all intact.


Events

Date MAR 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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