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Object ID 002828

Object Name Holloway's Milk Duds

Object Desc A rectangular box with base and lid which used to contain Holloway's Milk duds.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002590

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

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,chocolate,Holloway,Milk Duds,

Title Holloway's Milk Duds

Description An orange box made of two parts: base, CMY2590a, and lid, CMY2590b. The base is simply white. The lid has the comany name and product in bold. There is an image of cows in the field as a background. The bos advertises the candies for 5 cents and has a list of ingredients.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.2

Length 8

Width 9.9

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker M.J. Holloway & Co.

Maker Details 1928: Holloway takes over the original manufacturer of Milk Duds chocolate covered caramels from Le Noble & Company of Chicago. 1960: Holloway sells Le Noble & Company to Beatrice Foods. 1986: Leaf purchases the Milk Duds business. 1992: Production of Milk Duds candy is moved to Leaf Candy Company's Robinson, Illinois, plant. 1996: Leaf's North American confectionery operation is acquired by Hershey Foods Corporation of Hershey, Pennsylvania. Chicago.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2590a-b



Date DEC 17,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes The box has edge wear and fading spots on the lid. Some corners are starting to peel.


Date DEC 17,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, candy display from Wonderland Park Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date DEC 17,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date DEC 17,2014

Summary Location change

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