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La France Laundry Whitener

1998.6139 (RS233680)

Description

Small, unopened sample size box of "La France" brand laundry whitener. Box is printed white and dark blue. Manufactured by General Foods Corporation, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1940
Inscriptions
"Use it with soap / La France / REG. U.S PAT. OFF. / Blues in the Suds...Whitens / clothes...Saves / time and labor / Free Trail Size / Not To Be Sold" (Front and top of box [additional information about product and instructions for use printed on other sides of box])
Location of origin
Hoboken, New Jersey
Material
cardboard
optical brightener
Object type
Maintenance T&E; Laundry Equipment
Places
Hoboken (Hudson county, New Jersey)
Descriptive terms
cardboard
optical brightener
Soap, Laundry
Dimensions
3 x 2 1/8 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6139
Credit Line
Sara Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310940

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