Object ID 003657
Object Name Gridley's Cottage Cheese tin
Object Desc Metal brass-colored tin with no lid. On the label says "Gridley's Old Fashioned Cottage Cheese".
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003277
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date SEP 25,2015
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords food container,cottage cheese,Gridley Dairy Company,tins,
Title Gridley's Cottage Cheese tin
Description Metal brass colored tin with lid missing. Label is badge shaped and reads "Contents 5 lbs. Net Gridley's Old Fashioned Cottage Cheese Gridley Dairy Co. Milwaukee, Wis."
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Gridley Dairy Company
Maker Details Founded in Milwaukee, WI. One of the first companies to switch from metal to glass containers for milk, and to experiment with pasteurization.
Date SEP 25,2015
Assessor Julia Kunas
Notes Lid is missing, tin is discolored in some places and scratched up.