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Bakers Breakfast Cocoa box, ca. 1910

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Bakers Breakfast Cocoa box, ca. 1910

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This shipping box contained 24 half-pound boxes of cocoa for the Jameson & Wotton store. The side of the box indicates that the Walter Baker Co. was awarded a gold medal at the Paris Exposition in 1900. Cocoa was a typical item sold at the Jameson & Wotton store, which catered to both mainland and island customers.

The lobster smack Foster D delivered mail and a variety of goods from the store to the islanders from whom they purchased lobsters, which they took back to the Jameson & Wotton wharf to be sold. The store delivered orders for groceries, hardware and animal feed, supplies for lobstering, and gas and kerosene.

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  • Title: Bakers Breakfast Cocoa box, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Friendship
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: wood with paper label
  • Dimensions: 8.1 cm x 12.5 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Friendship Museum
PO Box 226, Friendship, ME 04547
(207) 832-4899
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LC Subject Headings

Cocoa industry
Containers
Boxes

Other Keywords

Cocoa
grocery
store
wharf

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