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Milk Can
1925-1977
Bottler:Bottled by Auerfarm , American
Galvanized steel
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 19 x 10 3/4in. (48.3 x 27.3cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Richard and Georgette Koopman
Description: Large, cylindrical metal milk can with two handles and a lid that requires a special tool for removal (not included). "AUERFARM" is marked on both the lid and the front of the twenty quart capacity can.
Historical Note: In July 1925, Beatrice Fox Auerbach's husband purchased a 220-acre farm property on West Simsbury Road in Bloomfield. The farm's award-winning herd of Guernsey cows produced milk and butter for the family and for the G. Fox restaurants and employee cafeteria.
Object Number: 2007.24.53
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