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Title Shirt with "Maxwell House" patch. Part of factory dress uniform at Maxwell House Coffee plant, Hoboken, ca. 1980s-1992.
Object Name Shirt
Catalog Number 2011.006.0006
Collection Maxwell House Coffee, Hoboken Division, Collection
Credit Gift of Mike Conti.
Description Shirt with "Maxwell House" patch. Part of factory dress uniform at Maxwell House Coffee plant, Hoboken, circa 1980s-1992. Long sleeve snap front with snaps at neck and cuffs; medium blue polyester / cotton blend; size M (medium); no pockets; maker: unknown (covered by commercial laundry tag.) Embroidered patch, 2" high x 3-7/8" wide, over left breast, with "Maxwell House" in white lettering on navy blue field, bright blue edging.

Belonged to Mike Conti, a one-time employee at the processing plant (closed 1992.) Other uniform elements in this accession included shirts with embroidered company name patch or script. See objects 2011.006.0005 and .0007 for two different shirts and .0020 for pants.

Maxwell House Coffee was a division of General Foods Corporation.
Date 1980-1992
Year Range from 1980
Year Range to 1922
People Conti, Mike
Search Terms Maxwell House Coffee plant
General Foods Corporation
Caption detail of shirt with applique patch
Imagefile 079\20110060006.TIF
Classification Uniforms
Manufacturing
Factories
Business & Commerce