La France Laundry Whitener

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1930-1940

GUSN

GUSN-310940

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

Descriptive Terms

optical brightener
cardboard
optical brightener
Soap, Laundry
Soap, Laundry

Inscription

"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])

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Hoboken, New Jersey

Dimensions

3 x 2 1/8 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sara Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6139

Places

Hoboken (Hudson county, New Jersey)