Object ID 001919
Object Name McConnon's Cinnamon Tin
Object Desc Green tin for McConnon's cinnamon
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001500
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range 1904
End Year Range 1940
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords tins,spices,McConnon & Co.,baking,
Title McConnon's Cinnamon Tin
Description Green tin with re-sealable lid for McConnon's Cinnamon.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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.
Date APR 8,2014
Assessor Ben Locke
Notes Some rust on the top lid, and edgewear on rims of the tin. Minor scratching and wear throughout.