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Object ID 003026

Object Name Bonita Chocolate box

Object Desc Yellow card board candy box with lid (A) and bottom (B)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002721a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,chocolate,Bonita,Prima Donna brand,boxes,

Title Bonita Chocolate box

Description Yellow cardboard chololate box with lid (A) featuring logo and picture of a lady in a hat and scarf, company location and weight are on the sides; bottom (B) includes tissue paper embossed with company logo and seperators, inside there is also a paper candy cup with "Geo. Ziegler Milwaukee" printed on the inside, no printing on the bottom


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 8

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 8

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The Bonita Company

Maker Details Bonita was originally the Boex-Holman Candy Co. of Green Bay, which moved to Fond du Lac in 1904. On Aug 15, 1953 the (George) Ziegler Candy Co. of Milwaukee purchased Bonita Candies and moved the business to its plant in Milwaukee.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2721A-B



Date FEB 27,2015

Summary Excellent

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes There is no wear or stains


Date FEB 27,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin