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Sweet Breads whole leaf chewing tobacco
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Details

Object ID 001594

Object Name Sweet Breads whole leaf chewing tobacco

Object Desc Paper wrapped package of Sweet Breads brand whole leaf chewing tobacco.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001299

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range 1918

End Year Range 1931

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,chewing tobacco,Sweet Breads,smoking,Spillman Ellis & Co.,


Title Sweet Breads whole leaf chewing tobacco

Description Paper wrapped package containing all whole leaves Sweet Breads brand chewing tobacco make by Spilman Ellis & Co. in Covington, Kentucky. Wrapping is made of brown kraft paper with red printing. Back of package lists price as 5 cents and promises "All whole leaves. (no scrap.) Nothing like it on the market. Better because it is better." Union made product. Paper packaging has small green rectangular sticker on side which states it is issued by the authority of the Tobacco Workers International Union. Paper sticker across top seal verifies the package contains 1 and 2/3 ounces of tobacco. Package is still sealed and contains original contents.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 0

Width 3

Depth 1.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Spilman Ellis & Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1299

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 26,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Paper packaging is torn in many places and is quite fragile. Interior packaging has a few visible holes but original contents are still inside.


Events

Date FEB 26,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date FEB 26,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 2 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin


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 Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes