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Object ID 002202

Object Name Hales Midget Popcorn box

Object Desc Rectangular cardboard box for Hales Midget Popcorn. Light brown with blue ink. Image of man in top at standing next to popcorn box on front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002112

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 12

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords popcorn,boxes,food,Hales Midget Popcorn,Hales Milling Co.,

Title Hales Midget Popcorn box

Description Rectangular, cardboad box for Hales Midget Popcorn. Light brown with blue ink on sides. On front at center is an oval shape with a little person in tuxedo standing next to a box of popcorn. Text at top "Hales / Midget". Below graphic "Pop Corn / For Healths Sake / Eat More Pop Corn / Natura prescribes it for You/ Hales Milling Co / Milwaukee, Wis." Left and right side of box are blue with text vertically "Midget". At top and bottom side, flap lids with tabs same illustration of person as front. Back is similar to font except no text at bottom, just empty box shape.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 0

Width 4.5

Depth 2.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0

Material paper


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hales Milling Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2112



Date MAY 16,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, good condition. Minor edgewear. Top and bottom flaps are creased and worn from use. Tears along tabs on top and bottom. Corners are worn. On back side hole at top edge center. Creases along lower left corner. On bottom of box there is some ink rub off next to illustration. Interior is in good condition.