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Object ID 003691

Object Name Golden Guernseg Dairy milk container

Object Desc Large silver container minimal adornment and Golden Guernsey Dairy stamped on the body.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002605

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Dairy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords milk,milk container,food containers,grocery,

Title Golden Guernseg Dairy milk container

Description Large painted silver container. Attached handle near the very top. Golden Guerseg Dairy Co-op stamped on the side.


Approx Collection Date

Height 13.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 8

Circumference 25.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details diameter and circumfrence are at the bottom of the container.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Golden Guernsey Co-op

Maker Details Founded in 1930 in Milwaukee. Originially did home deliveries, but phased that out for store deliveries in the late 1960s. Consolidated with Wisconsin Dairy Cooperative in 1995.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2605



Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Is painted over. Dents along the main body of the container. Some buildup of rust or something similar along the bottom (has been painted over, as mentioned previously)


Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 6 from Room 9, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin