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Title: Argo Red Salmon can with label

Accession Number: 2001.127.22
Category: MERCHANDISING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Type: salmon can
Maker: Alaska Packers Association
Place: USA, CA, San Francisco; USA, AK
Date: 1906-06-30
Materials: metal; paper
Description: Tin can for Argo brand red salmon, empty; top opened with can opener; brown label with black and gold lettering, illustration of salmon on two sides, and Alaska Packers Association logo on other side; printed above salmon "Argo"; printed below salmon "Red/ Salmon"; printed above logo "Argo"; printed below logo "Salmon"; printed around logo "ALASKA PACKERS ASSOCIATION/ SAN FRANCISCO"; printed on label "PACKED IN ALASKA. TRADE MARK REGISTERED/ EMPTY IMMEDIATELY AFTER OPENING", CONTENTS - 1 LB. FRESH SALMON - 1/4 OZ. SALT/ COOKED IN CAN AFTER SEALING" and "GUARANTEED UNDER THE FOOD AND DRUGS ACT/ JUNE 30, 1906. U. S. SERIAL NO. 10595".

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