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Object Name Bottle
Date 1961
Description Milk bottle, clear glass, rectangular with tapering neck, words and graphics in orange and blue, on front: "Weissglass / Salutes / 300 YEARS / of / PROGRESS" with a silhouette of Staten Island in a circle and the words "STATEN ISLAND N.Y. / TERCENTENNIAL / 1661 / 1961 / first / permanent / settlement" and on back: [inside a circular seal shape] "Weissglass / GOLD SEAL" and "Weissglass GOLD SEAL / DAIRY CORP / STATEN ISLAND, N.Y." Embossed numbers on bottom: 25 / 61".
(Keywords, Twentieth Century, New York)
Ownership and History The Weissglass Gold Seal Dairy Corporation operated a large milk processing and bottling plant on Forest Avenue in Mariners Harbor, Staten Island from 1933 until 1965.
Earliest Date 1961.0
Latest Date 1961.0
Material Glass
Subjects Celebrations
Dairy products
Food
Souvenirs
Lexicon Sub-category Merchandising T&E
Catalog Number X84.0136
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Efron family in memory of Dr. Meryl Efron, November 2014.
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