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Box/ Food

Object Number: 
2 3/4 x 2 x 5/8 in.
This white sample box has a blue frame in the center of the front. It reads "Sample/ No. 3/ Knox/ Acidulated Gelatine/ Pulverized/ Superior to Phosphate/ Prepared in Two Minutes./ Chas B. Knox, M'f'r./ Johnstown, N.Y." The back has a picture of an African-American child with the caption "Taint nun too much kuz its Knoxes" and reads "Knox's Dainty Desserts for Dainty People/ No Boiling/ No Straining / No Trouble/ No Failures/ Its not like Pie-Its Healthy".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group