Object ID 003068
Object Name John's Green Oil Box
Object Desc An empty box which once held a bottle of oil.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002762
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 5
Start Year Range
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords boxes,cough syrup,Malcolm & Son,medicine,
Title John's Green Oil Box
Description A cardboard box with green designs and text. Features image of a little boy's face in a circle. Front text: Contents 2 fl. oz. John's Green Oil Reg. U.S. Pat. Office Externally relieves discomfort of minor irritations of the nose or throat due to colds Relieves pain of bruises, sprains and aching muscles, scalds, sunburn and frostbite Prepared from the formula of W.G. Malcolm, M.D. Malcolm and Son, Inc. Chetek, Wis. The side labels provide directions for internal and external use of the oil.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Malcolm and Son, Inc
Maker Details The formula was created by Dr. W.G. Malcolm in Chetek, Wisconsin.
Maker Mark Malcolm and Son, Inc
Date MAR 6,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The cardboard is discolored, possibly to water damage. There is mold growth on the top lid. The bottle is missing.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin