Object ID 002384
Object Name McNess Pure Gound Black Pepper
Object Desc Orange cylindrical tin with yellow and black label, rusting on bottom and on top.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002435
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 14
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Furst-McNess Company,spices,pepper,cooking,tins,
Title McNess Pure Gound Black Pepper
Description orange cylindrical with black and yellow lable. rusting on the bottom, side and top.
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Place of Origin
Maker Furst-McNess Company
Maker Details In 1908, Frank Furst and Fredrick McNess founded the Furst-McNess Company in Freeport, Illinois. Originally sold door-to-door from horse driven carriages, McNess has been delivering these high quality home products to four generations of cooks. You may not remember these products, but it is our guess that your mother or grandmother will.
Date JUN 1,2014
Assessor Laura Shively
Notes Some rusting on the bottom , on the sides and on the top lid. lable is still legible and container is still sealed. lid does not come off. Pepper still inside.
Date AUG 29,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin