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Title Can: Davis OK Baking Powder. 3 oz. R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1931-1936.
Object Name Can
Catalog Number 2010.007.0447
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Davis OK Baking Powder. 3 ounce can. R. B. Davis Company, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1931-1936. Metal can with twist slip lid, 2" diameter x 2-13/16" high; printed paper full-height wrap-around label; lid top printed decal. Bottom has embossed ring with "1 5" embossed at center. All text in English. Inner seal removed except for remains at edge indicatint it was a paper not metal seal. A slight amount of what appears to be original contents present; not verified.

The very slim lid has a printed decal with instructions - To Remove Cover, Turn While You Lift. At the center is a shield-shaped seal - Accepted, American Medical Association, Committee on Foods. The name "Committee on Foods" was used only from 1931-1936.

The right side has a "postage stamp" text panel placed on a diagonal. It has more detailed directions for opening, using and storing the product.
Date 1931-1936
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1936
Search Terms R.B. Davis Company
Davis Baking Powder Company
Caption front Davis Baking Powder three ounce can
Imagefile 076\20100070447.JPG
Classification Food
Business & Commerce