Object ID 003560
Object Name Amaizo Gloss Starch
Object Desc White, yellow, and blue cardboard box containing Amaizo gloss starch.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003180
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Amaizo,gloss starch,clothing,ironing,laundry,
Title Amaizo Gloss Starch
Description Cardboard box with yellow and white checkered background, with blue stripes with logo and name. The lettering of Amaizo is white. One pound net weight when packed. The starch is made from selected Indian corn and specially prepared under Amaizo's own process. Has directions for usage on one side of the box. On the other side of the box is a description of the company that makes this product. Box still contains original product and has not been opened.
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Place of Origin
Maker American Maize-products Company
Maker Details Has locations in New York and Chicago. Headquartered in New York. Incorperated in 1906. Manufactures and sells products that come from corn wet milling. Is still around today. In the early 1900's the company sold corn sugar, refined corn oil, special starches, dextrins, and other corn related goods. http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/american-maize-products-co-history/ has a in depth history of the company.
Date SEP 3,2015
Assessor Rachel Niswander
Notes Creasing near the edges and corners. Near the bottom of the Amazio Gloss side with a description of the starch included, there is a bit of a tear there.
Date SEP 3,2015
Summary Status change
Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin