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Manufactured by:
Muslim Farms, Inc., American  Search this
Used by:
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (6.4 x 28.3 x 9.5 cm)
Type:
egg baskets
Place used:
Cassopolis, Cass County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
Light brown egg carton for one dozen eggs. Top left of carton lid has black and white image of a farm printed on it. Superimposed over it is a yellow circle with black border and letters is in center of farm image. "YOUR/BRAND/EGGS." On top right side of carton list are black letters "GRADE A LARGE/ EGGS/ PACKED BY MUSLIM FARMS, INC/ KRT#3 CASSOPOLIS, MICHIGAN 49031/ ONE DOZEN/ FROM THE MUSLIM FARMS." The last line is highlighted in bright yellow. "70 Cents" is stamped on the carton in blue ink.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Communities  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Becca Nu'Mani
Object number:
2013.39.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aa9fc511-1a05-46ce-81e6-e4c51b446d46
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.39.7