Object ID 001755
Object Name Louisiana Strawberry Preserves
Object Desc Wooden barrel for Crystal brand "Louisiana" Strawberry Preserves.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001401a-b
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 4
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Measured at widest point and with handle raised.
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.
Date MAR 13,2014
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