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Title Order form pad for Keystone Dairy Co. (Hoboken) for home delivery; to be used by women, n.d., ca. 1916-1925.
Object Name Form, Order
Catalog Number 2011.004.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Order form pad for Keystone Dairy Co. (Hoboken) for home delivery; to be used by a woman (housewife), no date, circa 1916-1925. Printed form, 2-7/8" high x 4-1/2" wide, bluish-green paper with dark blue ink; 109 sheets padded with adhesive at left edge.

While the company's address is not stated, Keystone was based in Hoboken where it had its processing and distribution.

Text on form:
Keystone Dairy Co.
Kindly Leave
Bottles Grade A Milk
Pasteurized Milk
Cream
Condensed Milk
Buttermilk
Keystolac

Mrs. ___________________________________
Please sign name here

("Keystolac" was their line of lactic buttermilk.)

Note: Although the The Pure Milk Act of 1915 established grades for milk, it is not definitive in establishing the early date for the form.

Notable is that this slip was a formal way to "leave a note for the milkman" and it presumed that the homemaker was a married woman.
Date 1916-1925
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1925
Search Terms Keystone Dairy Company
Caption typical form
Imagefile 078\20110040001.TIF
Classification Dairies
Domestic Life
Retail
Business & Commerce
Women