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Title Box: Davis Bicarbonate of Soda. Baking Soda. 1 lb. Made by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken. N.d., ca. 1935-1945.
Object Name Box
Catalog Number 2010.007.0485
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Davis Bicarbonate of Soda. Baking Soda. 1 Pound. Made by the R.B. Davis, Company, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1935-1945. Rectangular cardboard box with metal top and bottom, 5" high x 3-1/4" wide x 2-1/8" deep; printed all face sides; pry-off oblong cap stamped "Davis Bicarbonate of Soda." Bottom is blank. Note: original contents was stated as present and container is full; powdered contents is now solid and swollen resulting in distortion of the cardboard part of the can.

The front and back have the same printed artwork with the Good Housekeeping Institute Seal of Approval. Directions on side "For Medicinal Uses" and "For Cooking Purposes."

Text on right side:
Davis is an Improved Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking Soda) and hence will be found free from the unpleasant taste of less refined grades.

It meets all the requirements of the U.S. Pharmacopoeia Standards and may be used freely for Medicinal as well as Baking purposes.
R.B. Davis Company, Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Date of issue is an estimation and it could be either earlier or later.
Date 1935-1945
Year Range from 1935.0
Year Range to 1945.0
Search Terms R.B. Davis Company
Caption front and back
Imagefile 077\20100070485.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce
Domestic Life