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Object ID 002335

Object Name Shadowland Hard Candies canister

Object Desc Black and yellow tin with label printed on both sides

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002162

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 1

Object Date

Start Year Range 1904

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,hard candy,Robert A. Johnston Co.,tins,canisters,American Can Company,Shadowland brand,

Title Shadowland Hard Candies canister

Description Tall, cylindrical black and yellow tin. Label is placed in the center and is located on the front and back of the tin.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6.25

Circumference 17.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Can Co.

Maker Details Manufacturer of canister. Johnston's Candy Co.: The company started in Milwaukee in the mid-1800s and expanded until the 1970 when it was bought by Wards Foods

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2162



Date MAY 29,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Lena Tomaszek

Notes The paint is chipped at the top on the front of the tin, and is worn in many other places on the tin.


Date MAY 30,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin