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Wildroot Hair Tonic bottle
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Details

Object ID 003889

Object Name Wildroot Hair Tonic bottle

Object Desc Square shaped container with thin neck and almost completely filled with a rose colored liquid.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003894

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date 1930s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords hair tonic,personal care,Wildroot Co, Inc.,


Title Wildroot Hair Tonic bottle

Description Clear glass container with black cap. Yellow sticker with brown trim on it. The sticker has information regarding the product. Directions for use are also on the sticker. 14 fl. oz. 32% alchol. Treated and approved by the bureau of foods, sanitation, and health. Is for dandruff, falling hair, and itching scalp. Almost completely filled with a rose colored liquid with blue spots.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 8.75

Length 3

Width 2.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Wildrood Co., Inc.

Maker Details Located in Buffalo, NY. Introduced in 1911. The Wildroot logo was registered in 1932. A locally owned company until 1959 when Colgate-Palmolive brought it.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3894

Description

Conditions

Date NOV 20,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Liquid is discolored. Sticker has some brown spots on the right hand side.


Events

Date NOV 20,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date NOV 20,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 21 from Room 9, Shelf 21 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 17,2016

Summary Status change

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


Date JAN 17,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Barber Shop Exhibit from Room 9, Shelf 21 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes