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Object ID 001604

Object Name Butter-Nut Bread sign

Object Desc Cardboard lithograph for Butter-Nut Bread. Light blue background with pink oval at center. Two girls holding bread at left and right.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001949

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 8

Object Date

Start Year Range 1924

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Butter-Nut Bread,advertising,signs,lithographs,bread,Schulze Baking Co.,

Title Butter-Nut Bread sign

Description Cardboard lithograph for Butter-Nut Bread. Light blue background with white and dark blue border. At center is pink oval with white dot border and blue text "Butter-Nut / Bread". At left and right sides is a girl in a dress holding large loaf of bread. At lower left edge text, "Schulze AdvertisingService. Bakery Advertising. Chicago. No. 4". At lower right edge text, "Copyright 1924. Schulze Baking Co."


Approx Collection Date

Height 11

Length 0

Width 21

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material paper


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Schulze Baking Company

Maker Details The company was located in Chicago, IL. Paul Schulze Sr. founded the company in the 1800s. In 1921, the company sold to Interstate Brands.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1949



Date FEB 27,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes The paper is curled and distorted from storage. Edge wear with fraying of the cardboard layers. Creasing at upper left edge. Light tearing around edges. Loss of paper layer at lower left. At upper edge at center there are three holes from pins most likely from hanging, also hole about 2" from top at center, and at bottom edge at center. At right near lower edge about 3" from right edge is a dent in the apepr with creasing. Cellophane tape at upper right. Scratch with loss at upper right corner. Overall, paper on front is scratched with wear. On back, black ink from front bled through with shadow images of the girl graphics. Paper is dirty and discolored with light yellowing. At upper left there are brown spots. Lower left edge has staning. Light scratches. White sticker with ink at upper right "2.00"


Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from Room 7, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 8 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin