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Object ID 001926

Object Name United Brand Ginger Tin

Object Desc Red tin for United ginger.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001505

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 1935

End Year Range 1947

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tins,spices,ginger,United Food Sales,United Brand,cooking,

Title United Brand Ginger Tin

Description Red tin for United ginger. Front back feature image of what looks to be a middle-eastern city/landscape. Left side reads: Pure Spices. Right side reads: United Brand Spices are selected for their strength and flavor to assure satisfaction to the consumer. Be sure to order this brand by name.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.25

Length 2.25

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker United Food Sales

Maker Details In business from 1935 to 1947. President was Abraham Kim and first store was at 5226 W Center St. and moved to 1708 N 7th St.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1505



Date APR 9,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Some of the text has washed out, minor scratches and edgewear throughout.