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Object ID 003654

Object Name Dr. Scholl's Foot Powder

Object Desc Metal cylindrical container with holes in lid. Yellow label that says "Dr. Scholl's Foot Powder" on the front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003274

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date 1935

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Dr. Scholl's,foot powder,

Title Dr. Scholl's Foot Powder

Description Small metal cylindrical container with lid that has holes in the top for application. Body of container is orage-yellow. Front says "Dr. Scholl's Foot Powder Soothing Refreshing" and the back has directions for use and some illustrations of people using the powder.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 1.25

Circumference 3.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Scholl Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Maker Details Now known as Dr. Scholl's, founded in 1906 by podiatrist William Mathias Scholl in London.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3274



Date SEP 24,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Label is slightly faded. Cap has some rust around the edge. There is still some powder in the container.




Date SEP 27,2015

Notes Originally contained some of the powder, but since the tin could not be closed, the powder was discarded to prevent spillage.