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1 1969.39.27 Container Vial for Humphrey's brand homeopathic preparation "77" for symptoms of common colds, glass with cork stopper. The vial has a tan label with the company and product name, ingredient list, amount of product included, and instructions on appropriate use written in black text along with a small image of a person leaning on a lion that is laying down. There is a residue of white powder visible on the bottom and sides. This object is made up of two pieces, the vial (27a) and the cork stopper (27b).
2 1969.39.28 Container Vial for Humphrey's brand homeopathic preparation "10" for Dyspepsia, glass with cork stopper. The vial is wrapped in a tan label which has the company and product name, ingredient list, number of pellets, and instructions on how to use the product written in black text along with a small image of a person leaning on a lion which is laying down. The base of the container is broken off leaving the bottom open with some glass shards poking out from under the label, there are also cracks in the vial that can be seen when looking in from the bottom. Object is made up of two parts, vial (28a) and cork stopper (28b).
3 1970.17.28 Box 1 1/2 oz box for Arden brand assorted candy drops, cardboard. Front and back display a two-toned blue box with blue and red lettering over a background of multicolored candies, sides are blue with white text. 1970.17.28 (Box) image
4 1970.17.29 Box 1 1/2 oz Sun-Maid brand raisins box, cardboard. The box is red with white and black text, on the front is an image of a young woman with long, curly, brown hair wearing a red bonnet and a white top, she is smiling and holding a tray filled with fresh, green grapes, behind her is a round yellow sun. On the back is a white box with black text explaining why raisins make for a good snack. 1970.17.29 (Box) image
5 1970.17.31.2 Box Box for Humphrey's brand homeopathic preparations "19", simple nasal catarrh, cardboard. Box is white with black text denoting the brand and product names, product ingredients, amount of product included, and the average dose along with a small image of a person leaning on a lion that is laying down. On the right side of the box there "77/49" is written in black.
6 1970.17.31.3 Box Box for Humphrey's brand homeopathic preparation "77" for symptoms of common colds, cardboard. Box is white with black text denoting the brand and product name, product ingredients, amount of product included, and average dose of product along with a small image of a person leaning on a lion which is laying down. "==/98" is written in black on the right side of the box.
7 1970.17.32 Container Small, round sample container for Three Flowers brand face powder, metal. The outside of the container is orange with a picture of two women on the lid circled by a floral frame; one woman is wearing a red and white, ruffled dress, she is sitting down, holding a mirror, and applying face powder, the other woman is wearing a pink shirt, black skirt, and white apron, she is standing behind the other woman and appears to be doing her hair. On the bottom is black text describing the product and how it is used. The inside is plain silver. This object has two parts, the base (32a) and the lid (32b). 1970.17.32 (Container) image
8 1970.47.5.12 Lid The outside/lid of a drawer box for Eisenlohr's brand Cinco cigars, cardboard. The box has a brown, woodgrain pattern on all sides. On the top is an image of a man and a woman; the man is standing outside, wearing a black top hat, black waist coat with tails, orange shirt, white pants, and black shoes and is holding an umbrella; the woman is standing inside next to a spindle and is wearing a white bonnet and a black dress with a white apron, in her hands is a small book. Between these two individuals is an oval, inside which is an image of an ostrich with what appears to be a horseshoe in its mouth. On the bottom is a yellow logo for the product, on which is cursive writing in graphite pencil. There are two stickers indicating that proper taxes have been paid on the product. The inside/base is missing. 1970.47.5.12 (Lid) image
9 1970.8.3 Container Metal Meloids brand licorice, menthol, and capsicum pastilles container with hinged lid. The container is predominantly brown with red and white text and detailing. Top of lid had a red oval containing product name. Bottom indicates where the product can be purchased in England and the US and Canada. The inside of the container is silver with black text on the lid describing potential uses and benefits of the product as well as providing instructions for use. 1970.8.3 (Container) image
10 1971.11.16 Container Round 2 oz Moritz brand pasteurized process cheese spread container, cardboard. Box is tan with one large, round sticker on the top which depicts an image of a young girl wearing a red and blue dress with a white apron kneeling in a field and holding a bouquet of flowers, in the background there is a farm and an windmill. Surrounding this image is a wavy white circle followed by a blue circle. On this sticker there is blue, white, and red text describing the product and its ingredients. There is a black number ten stamped on top of the sticker. This object has two parts, the base (16a) and the lid (16b). 1971.11.16 (Container) image
11 1971.11.17 Container Round 2 oz Oma brand Danish pasteurized process cheese spread with Alpine clover container, cardboard. The container is tan with a large, round sticker on the top, inside the green boarder of the sticker there is an image of a brown windmill in a green pasture, nearby there is a white house with a red roof and two cows grazing. On the sticker there is white, blue, and red text describing the product and its ingredients. There is a black number ten stamped in black ink on the sticker. This objects consists of two parts, the base (17a) and the lid (17b). 1971.11.17 (Container) image
12 1971.5.1 Box Box containing self-lighting candles. The box opens via an insert that is pulled out by a small pieced of black cloth attached to the insert. Five self-lighting candles remain in the box. The front of the box has a picture of a woman holding flowers and field brush. The backside of the box has a picture of a standing woman. One side if the box reads, "Roche & Cie. Grand Prix Paris 1900," while the other side reads, "Paris Rue Caumartin.7." The top of the box has a strip of sandpaper. 1971.5.1 (Box) image
13 1973.12.3 Bottle 1 FL oz Tone's brand pure vanilla extract box (3a) and bottle (3b), cardboard and glass. Bottle is clear glass with a red and white metal screw top lid and a red, white, and black sticker label, which has come unattached. The bottle is wide and flat on two sides, with the two narrower sides gently rounding off into the top and lid, which can be used to measure a half teaspoon, according to red text on the top. The box is white and red with black and white lettering, the Tone's logo, a black, teardrop-shaped flower bud with a thin black stem and two leaves, appears on every side. a circle on the very top denotes that the product would have cost 29 cents. 1973.12.3 (Bottle) image
14 1973.46.15 Container Sample size container for Mexene brand chile powder, metal. The object is made up of two parts, the base (15a) and the lid (15b). The base is primarily teal blue with a subtle black pattern. On the front is the name of the product and company in white and red text along with an image of the red silhouette of a devil stirring something in a black cauldron with a long teal stick, around this is a red and silver decorative boarder. The back includes teal blue text providing possible uses for the product along with the message "write for recipe book for making delicious dishes with Mexene.". The bottom of the container is gold with "container made in U.S.A." etched into the metal. The lid is gold with "Sample Walker's Mexene chile powder" written in black text. Inside the container is silver with a small amount of ref powder residue.
15 1975.34.13 Container 4/10 oz cylindrical container for Morton brand salt, cardboard and plastic. The container is blue, on one side is a white oval with an image of a young girl standing in the rain wearing a yellow dress and holding an umbrella in one hand and a container of Morton salt in the other. On the other side is a yellow outline of an oval inside which is a much smaller image of the same girl on the top, the words "Morton Salt" in bold white text in the center, and small yellow text saying "when it rains, it pours" at the bottom. The top of the container is yellow with a small plastic disk which has three circular punctures in the shape of a triangle and a single, raised line which can be used to turn the circle, opening and closing the container by moving the punctures over top of or away from a large circular hole in top underneath the disk. 1975.34.13 (Container) image
16 1975.34.14 Container Hinged metal container for St. Joseph brand pure Aspirin. The Box is predominantly orange and tan with black and tan lettering. The lid includes the name of the product and manufacturer, Plough Inc., as well as the price and number of Aspirin tablets included, one dozen 5-grain tablets for 10 cents. On the bottom is a list of ailments that the product can aid in. The sides advertise other sizes of the product that can be purchased. Inside the lid is a call to "practice economy" by buying the 35 cent size on future purchases. 1975.34.14 (Container) image
17 1975.5.1 Container 1/3 oz cylindrical Campho-Phenique brand borated powder container, metal. The container is yellow with red and black text and detailing. The Campho-Phenique Co. trademark can be found on one side along with text explaining what the product is, on the other side is black text describing the ways in which the product can be used for first aid. The top features the Campho-Phenique Co. trademark again along with ten circular punctures arranged in a shape similar to a star. Around this is two black circles followed by a red, wave-like pattern. Twisting the lid will open and close the container by revealing or covering another set of punctures made in a second layer of metal. 1975.5.1 (Container) image
18 1975.5.2 Container 3 oz Watkins brand allspice container, metal. Container is blue with black and white text and black details. One side has two overlapping circles, the one on top has a small image of a person in a flowing robe sitting down and holding a branch, the other has a circular trademark surrounded by leaves. The opposite side has a single small circle containing an image of a man with a moustache in profile. In the center of the the top is an oval-shaped lid that can be removed by pulling up on a lip. This object has two parts, the base (2a) and the lid (2b). 1975.5.2 (Container) image
19 1975.5.36 Container Glass Humphrey's brand "1" homeopathic preparation for simple fevers vial with cork stopper. Vial has a tan and black printed label, on front of the label is the name of the company and product, an ingredient list, and a small image of a person leaning on a lion which is laying down. Around this area is a simple black boarder with corner details. On the back of the label is instructions on appropriate use of the product. Inside the bottle there is a white powder residue on the bottom and sides. There is wear and rips on the label which impact readability. The number "1" on the front of the bottle has been scratched out in blue ink and the number "36" has been written in the same ink to the left of it. Object is made up of two parts, vial (36a) and cork stopper (36b).
20 1976.88.7 Container Small, round container of Perfect Violet Cold Cream, metal. The container is tan with red and gold lettering and detailing. On the front is the product name with delicate red and gold flowers behind the text and a decorative red boarder around the outside. The bottom has red text describing the uses for the product. 1976.88.7 (Container) image
21 1984.6.13 Container Small, white cardboard container in the shape of a circle. The front features a doily-like insert with a small image of a Grecian garden in the center, the bottom is plain white. Inside is a fine white craft glitter. Consists of two parts, the lid (13a) and the base (13b). 1984.6.13 (Container) image
22 1989.43.558 Film Box containing unexposed Kodak brand film, cardboard. Box (558a) is yellow with red and black lettering, blue, red, and green lines can be found on several sides. Text on back explains that cost of product includes processing of film. Black stamp on one side indicates that the film should be developed before September of 1944. Inside the box is four items: a white paper with instructions on how to use the product, including a guide on the best exposure methods in different conditions, and how to send the used product in for processing (558b); a yellow, cloth drawstring bag with a yellow tag for entering a name and address (558c); a tan, wax paper envelope with instructions to include specific monetary amounts for first class, air mail, or special delivery (558d); and a yellow, metal container with a screw top lid, the lid has a raised bump with a flat top in the center, on the sides is the word Kodak written twice in raised lettering, inside is unexposed film (558e). 1989.43.558 (Film) image
23 1989.43.575 Bottle Metal bottle of Dr. Scholl's brand antiseptic and deodorant foot powder. The bottle is tall and thin with a lid that has six circular punctures which can be twisted to open or closed by exposing or covering a second set of circular punctures. The bottle is predominantly yellow with blue, black, gold, and green lettering and detail. On the front there are two images, one of someone pouring the powder directly onto their foot and the other of someone putting the product into their shoe. The back provides instruction on how to use the product. Around the lid area is a black circle with yellow text reading "Scholl's antiseptic foot powder", on the lid itself is an ornate letter "S" on a blue background. 1989.43.575 (Bottle) image
24 1989.43.603 Box Cardboard box that was used to contain sandlwood incense from Japan. The box itself is tan with a tan sticker label which has black, red, and blue text and a decorative boarder consisting of blue lines with simple pink flowers and green leaves. There are small splotches of what appears to be silver paint on the top and part of the bottom of the box. The inside of the box is plain and tan. This box has two parts, the lid (603a) and the base (603b). 1989.43.603 (Box) image
25 1989.43.662 Container Container of California Perfume Company Tooth Tablet, metal lid with glass base. Lid (662a) is gold with white and green lettering and details. Text on top describes the benefits of the product, there is also a small California Perfume Co. trademark in the top right corner. Along the sides of the lid are instructions on how to use the product along with green leaf bunting and gold detailing. The base (662b) is thick glass with raised lettering on the two long sides and two half-circles cut out under the lid in order to make opening easier. There is pink powder on the inside which is visible through the glass bottom. 1989.43.662 (Container) image
26 1989.43.665 Container 2 5/8 oz Evening in Paris brand face powder container, cardboard and plastic. The lid of the container (665a) is blue with small white dots, in the center of the top is a silver label with the brand name. There are silver and blue images of people doing various activities on the top and along the sides of the lid; some examples include a man playing a violin, a man and a woman sitting at a table in a cafe, and a woman posing for an artist. The base (665b) is plain white cardboard with a circle of clear plastic attached at the bottom, this plastic disk has a flared, ridged, decorative base which can be seen coming out from under the container even when the lid is on. There is a residue of powder on the inside of the container. 1989.43.665 (Container) image
27 1989.43.752 Container Metal container for Carter's brand Midnight typewriter ribbon, metal. The lid (752a) is dark blue with silver text and images of stars and a single planet with a ring. Inside the lid is silver with "D50.3.6" stamped in black ink on the top. The bottom of the container (752b) is white on the outside with "The Carter's Ink Company, Boston" in black text on the bottom. "Victor #600 Black-Record" is stamped in black ink in the center of the bottom. 1989.43.752 (Container) image
28 1989.43.910 Container 3/4 oz tin Y&S brand Licorice Wafers container with hinged lid. Outside of the container is orange with black lettering and details, writing on the bottom describes the product as "the old fashioned relief for throat irritations" and gives information on where the product was manufactured. The inside of the container is gold. 1989.43.910 (Container) image
29 1989.43.911 Box Cardboard box for Corticelli brand silk cocoons. The box is predominantly yellow with black text and black and green details. The lid (911a) has an image of a silkworm walking across a green plant on the top, on the left and right sides are images of a striped cat with a spool of thread along with the message "look for this kitten head trade mark on each Corticelli spool", on the bottom of the other two sides are half circle cut-outs in order to make opening the box easier. On the base of the box (911b) is a paragraph of black text explaining what the product is and where it comes from. 1989.43.911 (Box) image
30 1993.38.87 Container 1 1/2 oz container for Libby's brand bouillon cubes, metal. Outside is gold, inside is plain silver. Lid (87a) has a tan rectangle with a gold boarder with red text, inside which is a blue triangle with a gold boarder and tan text. Base (87b) is gold with black text, one side denotes that the container held 12 cubes and another informs the consumer to "keep in a cool, dry place". On the bottom are instructions on how to use the product. 1993.38.87 (Container) image
31 2016-15-52 Bottle 1/7 Fl oz bottle of Barnangen's brand Vademecum concentrated mouthwash, glass. The bottle is small and clear with a white screw-on lid. On the front of the bottle is a white label sticker with blue and red lettering and simple tan details, red text on the bottom of the label denotes that this is a sample size bottle of the product. On the back is a white label with blue text providing instructions on product use as well as an ingredient list. Raised text reading "Barnangen" can be found in the class on both sides of the bottle. Inside of the bottle is a clear yellow liquid. 2016-15-52 (Bottle) image
32 2016-15-60 Bottle 2 Fl oz Walgreen brand synthetic wintergreen oil bottle, glass. Bottle is clear glass with a white plastic safety lid which must be pushed down while turning in order to open, instructions for this are written in raised lettering on the top of the lid. On the front of the bottle is a white label sticker with red and green lettering describing the product, the name of the product can be found written in white text in a red text box. An orange sticker reading "Houck Drug prescription" can be found on the right side of the label, on this sticker there is a black stamp of the number 25 and another stamp denoting that the product cost $1.19. Looking through the bottle on the back of the label are instructions on how to use the product as well as warnings, all written in red text. 2016-15-60 (Bottle) image
33 2016-24-8 Bottle Circluar glass perfume bottle with a conical, green, plastic lid. The whole piece together gives the impression of a gazebo or circular building. The lid (8a) has the impression of six petal-shaped tiles going up to the hexegonal nib at the top. The base (8b) has nine rectangular panels carved into the glass and flares out slightly at the top and bottom, there is a silver and green metalic label on one side which has "Singapore by Nights, Dutchess of Paris" printed on it. On the bottom there are raised letters denoting the patent number of the product.  2016-24-8 (Bottle) image
34 2021-FIC-25 Tin Bon Ami Powder tin which contains Bon Amin polishing and cleaning powder. The label states that the power can be used to clean and polish windows, mirrors, bath tubs, brass, nickle, tin, paint, tile, and aluminum. 
35 2021-FIC-26 Jar A jar of Carter's Rytoff Ink Eraser. The bottle claims it can erase ink on both paper and cloth, but not cloth made of silk, rayon, or wool. The ink eraser itself is a liquid that appears opaque and milky. The cost for this ink eraser was on the label as $4.99.
36 2021-FIC-29 Tin Shaeffer's Fineline HB Lead Tin R15. This was a container for pieces of lead. There are remnants of a sticker on the label of the container. Made in Fort Madison, Iowa
37 UNIM1989.5.46 Bottle 8 FL oz bottle of Mrs. Stewart's brand liquid bluing, plastic. Bottle is blue with a red screw-on cap. On the front is a red and white label with black text providing the name of the product and instructions on its use. On the label is a small, red oval with an image of an older woman wearing glasses, behind the oval is a splash of flowers. On the lid is a black stamp of the number 73. UNIM1989.5.46 (Bottle) image
38 UNIM1989.5.48 Box 2 oz La France brand instant bluing with nylon brightener box, cardboard. The box is blue with white, red, and blue lettering. On the front are two text boxes with the name of the brand and product, one is white and the other is yellow. The back is white with two drawn images of a woman, in one she is in her undergarments and holding an article of clothing over a sink and in the other she is outside in a dress and apron hanging up a button down shirt on a clothesline, accompanying these images is text describing the product and how it can be used. Instructions on how to use the product can be found on the left side of the box. The top left corner has been opened and two pieces of clear tape can be found around the opening. UNIM1989.5.48 (Box) image
39 UNIM1992.12.38 Box Cardboard box containing Mendets brand patches for graniteware, aluminum, hot water bags, and more. The box is made up of two parts, the sheath (38a) which is green with blue text describing the product and its uses, and the insert, a plain brown box. Inside the box are two identical pieces of paper (38c&d) which depict a woman in a dress surrounded by different objects that can be fixed with the product and text saying why Mendets is the best for fixing them on one side, and another woman using the product along with small diagrams and instructions on the steps needed to use the product on the other side. Next inside are several silver aluminum nuts and screws in varying sizes as well as cork "washers" and a single aluminum wrench, all of which are counted together as 38e for simplicity. UNIM1992.12.38 (Box) image