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Object ID 001917

Object Name McConnon's Pepper Tin

Object Desc Green tin for McConnon's pepper.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001498

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Spices/Flavorings


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1904

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tins,spices,McConnon & Co.,cooking,

Title McConnon's Pepper Tin

Description Green tin with re-sealable lid, by McConnon and Co.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 2

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker McConnon & Co.

Maker Details Henry J. McConnon was born on August 1 1870. By 1889 he started his career in the drug business. He was the proprietor of a retail drug store in Winona, Minn. In 1896 his brother Joseph B. McConnon would join him in business. By 1899 the company was manufacturing Remedies, stock food, flavoring extracts, toilet articles, ect. In 1904 the company would incorporate as the McConnon & Company. The company would stay in business until the 1960s when family members sold the company.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1498



Date APR 8,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Some scratching on the tin. Slight edgewear along top and bottom rims.


Date APR 8,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin