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Title Can: Davis OK Double Acting Baking Powder, R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1930-1945.
Object Name Can
Catalog Number 2007.003.0014
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Description Can for Davis OK Double Acting Baking Powder, six ounce can with printed paper label; manufactured by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, no date, circa 1930-1945. Metal can, 3-1/2" high x 2-1/2" diameter; printed paper label. Bottom embossed within ring: F 40.

The label states that the company was established in 1879 and "...made Davis the Dependable Baking Powder for over half a century." Also the stamped lid has the American Medical Association, Committee on Foods, Seal of Approval ("Accepted") which was not available prior to 1929. All of this indicates that the container was made in the early 1930's to the 1940's.
Date 1930-1945
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1945
Search Terms R.B. Davis Company
Caption front Davis Baking Powder six ounce can
Imagefile 055\20070030014.JPG
Classification Food
Manufacturing
Business & Commerce