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Object ID 002937

Object Name Shaker Salt Crate

Object Desc A wooden crate with 'Shaker Salt' advertised along the side.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002649

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords wood crate,salt,spices,Diamond Crystal Salt Co.,

Title Shaker Salt Crate

Description A wooden box with jig-saw corners. The front and back oanels have "Shaker Salt' in large black letters. One of the other sides has a warning in red saying keep dry do not store in cellar. The last side has an image of the salt containers and te name of the manufacturer: Diamond Crystal Salt Co.


Approx Collection Date

Height 12.2

Length 16.6

Width 12.6

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Diamond Crystal Salt Co.

Maker Details The Diamond Crystal Salt company began in 1886. In 1929, General Foods acquired the Diamond Crystal brand, introducing several new forms of salt from 1946-1950. Diamond CrystalŽ brand salt is now part of the Cargill family of products.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2649



Date FEB 4,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes There is slight wear to the paint on the crate and some dents along the edgees.


Date FEB 4,2015

Summary Status change

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