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Object ID 002404

Object Name Johnston Famous Cookies Box

Object Desc Large cardboard box for Johnston Famous Cookies, Chocolate Rosette

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002450

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 13

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1950

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Johnston Famous Cookies,Robert A. Johnston Co.,cookies,display,

Title Johnston Famous Cookies Box

Description Large cardboard box for Johnston Cookies and Crackers and Robert A. Johnston Co. Box is made of cardboard with dark blue writing on it for Johnston labels. The lid is painted gold with a clear pane. Lid is on hinges so it can open and close. The labels around the exterior of the box say "Johnston Famous Cookies," "Johnston Cookies and Crackers," "Robert A. Johnston Co, Milwaukee, WI," "5 3/4 lbs," as well as a list of ingredients for the specific cookie: Chocolate Rosette.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8

Length 10

Width 10

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY2450



Date JUN 4,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Sammy Kailas

Notes The food container is in fair condition. The exterior cardboard is relatively intact minus a few light tears at the corners. The paint on the lid of the box is scratched and worn around the edges. The interior of the box is intact.