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Object ID 002248

Object Name Dial Baking Soda box

Object Desc Rectangular cardboard box of Dial Baking Soda. Unopened and full. Yellow with red and blue ink. Image of clock at front center.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002124

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 15

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords L. H. Kassel Mfg. Co.,Dial (brand),boxes,baking,bicarbonate of soda,cleaning,

Title Dial Baking Soda box

Description Rectangular cardboard box for Dial Baking Soda. Yellow exterior with red and blue ink. On front side of box is text along top "One Pound Net Weight" Below "Dial". To left below top text is seal for American Medical Assn. At upper half center is graphic of a clock. At bottom is text "Baking / Soda / For Baking and All Other Uses..." At bottom is mfg info "Distributed by L. H. Kassel Manufacturing Co / 35 Perry Place, Wyondotte, Mich." Top of box has cut in paper for opening and text in blue above. Left and right sides, bottom of box and back have blocks of text with receipes and directions. Bottom of box has writing in black pencil "5".


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 2.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

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Quantity 0

Material paper; baking soda


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker L. H. Kassel Manufacturing Company

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Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2124



Date MAY 22,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Still contains baking soda - needs attention. Overall, box is worn on edges and corners. Creases around bottom of box looks as if it was dropped on bottom front edge. On top side of box the paper is discolored and stained. Brown accretions along top side. On front side discoloration at lower left quadrant. Small, brown spots on exterior, possible mold. On bottom side of box there is a tear with loss at right edge center of paper layer. Lower left corner is worn and creased.


Date MAY 22,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 22,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 24 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 15 from Room 7, Shelf 24 - automatic entry by admin