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Object ID 003651

Object Name Quaker rolled white oats container

Object Desc Tall circular Quaker Oats container with red stripes at the top and blue background

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003271a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords food container,oatmeal,Quaker rolled oats,

Title Quaker rolled white oats container

Description Tall circular container with removable lid. Has a logo of a man holding a piece of paper saying 'pure' on it. Its net weight is 3 lbs. Two thing stripes of blue and yellow at the top and bottom, then a large red stripe with lettering on it, then the rest is blue. Has a description of oatmeal, how to cook oatmeal, and directions for feeding oatmeal to infants on the back. Has a Quaker Guarantee beneath this.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.25

Circumference 17.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The Quaker Oats Company

Maker Details Located in Chicago. with mills in Akron, Ohio, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and St. Joseph, Missouri. It was founded in 1901 with the mergind of 4 oat mills.

Maker Mark Man with hat and curled hair.


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Image Caption CMY3271a-b



Date SEP 24,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes A crease near the Quaker Oats logo. O in White Oats lettering has chipped off cardboard. The bottom of the lid is frayed and torn, with one section of label seems to have been ripped off. Top of the lid is discolored. Discolorement on the directions side of the main container. Crease at bottom of this section as well.


Date SEP 24,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date SEP 24,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin