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Title Sign: Work Safely. From Maxwell House Coffee plant, Hoboken recovered ca. 2000.
Object Name Sign
Catalog Number 2001.022.0014
Collection Maxwell House Coffee, Hoboken Division, Collection
Credit Museum Collection.
Description Sign: Work Safely. From Maxwell House Coffee plant, Hoboken recovered ca. 2000. Heavy guage metal with ceramic field and lettering. Circa 20" long x 4" high, curved for mounted on concrete interior columns, circa 30" diameter; four mounting holes. Green background with white lettering; lettering worn; edge paint on sign front and evidence on rear of drips from painting of column. Suggests this sign had been in use for many years.

Which building on the site this came from was not recorded. It is typical of what were probably many on the site. Original date of manufacture not established. Probably used circa 1960-1992 (plant closure.)
Date 1960-1992
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1992
Search Terms Maxwell House Coffee plant
River Road
Caption front view, sign from Maxwell House plant
Imagefile 001\20010220014.TIF
Classification Signs