Object ID 003212
Object Name Watkins Household Hints
Object Desc A book of household hints for cleaning, cooking, laundry, and first aid.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002896
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 20
Object Date 1941
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords J.R. Watkins,books,cookbooks,
Title Watkins Household Hints
Description / Abstract A book of household hints for cleaning, cooking, laundry, and first aid. Includes colored photographs of J.R. Watkins products.
Physical Description A blue-gree clothbound hardcovered spiral bound book. Title is in black with The J.R. Watkins Co. below and cities: Newark, Memphis, Winona, and Oakland.
Publisher The J.R. Watkins Co.
Publisher Details The company was started in Plainview, Minnesota in 1868. Watkins introduced the "money back garuntee" with the use of his "trial marked" bottles. They expanded to nearby Winona, MN in 1885 and continued to grow across the U.S. The company produces many wellness and personal car items. It is still thriving and is known as Watkins Inc. today.
Spine / Label
Date APR 12,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes Some slight discoloration on the front and back of the cover. Pages starting to tan. Some pages have wrinkles, are cornered, or bent.
Date APR 18,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin