Object ID 002101
Object Name 20-Mule-Team Borax Soap
Object Desc A black, white and blue package that was made by the Pacific Coast Borax Company.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001613
General Category History
Category Cleaning Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords 20-Mule-Team Borax Soap,Pacific Coast Borax Company,soap,cleaning,laundry,borax,
Title 20-Mule-Team Borax Soap
Description It is a red, white and black paper package. The front says the brand name "20-Mule-Team Borax Soap." In bold red letters on a white background. The top and bottom both have the same image of a 20 mule team pulling wagons. Left and right sid say "Borax Soap." The Back says "A White Borax laundry soap Free from Rosin." It then goes on to explain the product guarantee and what it used for. Below the paragraph it says "Pacific Coast Borax Company. New York, Chicago, and Oakland, Cali."
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Place of Origin
Maker Pacific Coast Borax Company
Maker Details The Pacific Coast Borax Company was a United States mining company founded in 1890 by Francis "Borax" Smith, the "Borax King."
Date MAY 7,2014
Assessor Brooke Uhl
Notes A small rip on the back of the package near the bottom. A stain on the front left center.