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Object ID 003145

Object Name 4-pack of Woodbury soap bars

Object Desc 4 Woodbury soap bars held together on either side with stick-on lables

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002838

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Woodbury,soap,bar soap,

Title 4-pack of Woodbury soap bars

Description 4 bars of Woodbury soap held together by 2 stick-on lables on either side; bars are wrapped in paper with Woodbury logo and "For the skin you love to touch" printed on the top with a pink 1 cent sale banner (1 cake 1 cent with 3 at regualr price) and Beauty Bath size printed on the side; the lables are blue with white printing: 1 cent sale to introduce Woodbury Bath size 1 cake only 1 cent with 3 at regualr price


Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 4

Width 2.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Woodbury

Maker Details The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now themselves a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2838



Date MAR 25,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Paper wrap and labels are in good condition; the top bar is dented; some wear to the wrapping


Date MAR 29,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin