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Object ID 001656

Object Name Zion Hard Candies canister

Object Desc Large, round metal container. Blue with white text. No lid. Printed on two sides.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001970

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 23

Object Date 1920s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,Zion Hard Candies,candy tins,tins,Zion Institutions & Industries,hard candy,

Title Zion Hard Candies canister

Description Large, round metal container with no lid. Blue with white text on two sides. Text, "Zion / Hard Candies / Zion, Ill.". On top there is a flat metal edge.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 12.5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material metal


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Zion Institutions & Industries

Maker Details Located in Zion, Illinois.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1970



Date MAR 6,2013

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes Can is very rusted on both interior and exterior. Edges are dented around entire can. Paint is worn. Scratches. On top, metal lip there are small holes in the metal at right. On right side there is a large are with paint loss. On back there is a large scratch by "Z" in Zion" at top. At lower edge there is a blue and white mark,. Interior is rusted. Bottom of can is scratched and very worn, rusted.


Date MAR 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 13 from Room 4, Drawer 2 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 23 from Room 7, Shelf 13 - automatic entry by admin