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Object ID 003831

Object Name Swift's Selected Veal Livers

Object Desc Large round tin can that used to contain Swift's Selected veal livers.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003839

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date NOV 4,2015


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tins,food container,Swift & Company,

Title Swift's Selected Veal Livers

Description Large round tin can that used to contain Swift's Selected veal livers. The can is green with white letters that spell the band's name.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 10

Circumference 29

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Swift & Company

Maker Details The Swift meat packing company was first founded in 1855 by 16-year-old Gustavus Franklin Swift in Eastham, Massachusetts. Its early origins on Cape Cod, led to later Brighton, MA, Albany, NY, and Buffalo, NY locations, Swift and Company was incorporated in 1875 in Chicago. In addition to meatpacking, Swift sold various dairy and grocery items, including Swiftning shortening, Allsweet margarine, Brookfield butter, cheese under the Brookfield, Pauly, and Treasure Cave brands, and Peter Pan peanut butter.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3839



Date NOV 4,2015

Summary good

Assessor Dulce Ramos



Date NOV 4,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date NOV 4,2015

Summary Location change

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