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Object ID 001755

Object Name Louisiana Strawberry Preserves

Object Desc Wooden barrel for Crystal brand "Louisiana" Strawberry Preserves.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001401a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range 1923

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Crystal brand,Louisiana Strawberry Preserves,Baumer Foods, Inc.,preserves,

Title Louisiana Strawberry Preserves

Description Slated wooden barrel [CMY001401a] with handle used for packaging Crystal brand "Louisiana" Strawberry Preserves. Lid [CMY001401b] reads "Net Wt. 3 lbs./Crystal brand/"Louisiana"/Strawberry Preserves/"Casa De Fresa"/Made in Famous Old New Orleans With Louisiana Strawberries/Packed by Baumer Foods, Inc./New Orleans, LA." Print is green with image of red and green strawberries underneath. Outside of barrel is reddish-brown with painted metal rings.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 7

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Measured at widest point and with handle raised.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Baumer Foods, Inc.

Maker Details A family-owned comHot Sauce Photopany, Baumer Foods, Inc. emerged when Alvin Baumer, Sr. began making Crystal preserves in l923. Today, under the direction of Al Baumer, Jr., Baumer Foods Inc. cooks up a delicious full line of sauces and condiments including mustards, oriental sauces, meat sauces, wing sauces, preserves, and of course, hot sauce! To satisfy the worldwide demand for Crystal brand products, Crystal International was established in 1977 as the export subsidiary of Baumer Foods, Inc. New Orleans, LA.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001401a-b

Description Crystal brand Strawberry Preserves


Date MAR 13,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Wooden slats are a bit loose. Some bending in the wire handle. Paint on metal barrel rings is chipping. Inside is in good condition.


Date MAR 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 4 from Room 1, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin