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Title: Booth Fisheries Corp. codfish box

Accession Number: 1998.110.12.AB
Category: MERCHANDISING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Type: codfish box
Maker: Booth Fisheries Corp.
Place: USA, IL, Chicago
Date: Circa 1930
Materials:
Description: Salt Cod box and lid, packed by Booth Fisheries Co., ca. 1930; wooden box with black writing; top reads "NET WEIGHT/ ONE POUND/ FAVORITE/ SALT/ CODFISH BITS/ PREPARED WITH 3-10 OF 1% BENZOATE OF SODA/ BOOTH FISHERIES CORP. CHICAGO, ILL.; side of box reads "TO REMOVE PRESERVATIVE/ FRESHEN THE FISH AS FOLLOWS/ SOAK I5 MINUTES IN RUNNING/ WATER - THEN 5 MINUTES IN FRESH/ WARM WATER - THEN BRING TO/ A BOIL SLOWLY IN FRESH WATER".

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