Category Archives: General Wisconsin

Milwaukee Snack Food Tins & History

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  Milwaukee Snack Food Industry History & More The listing below follows pretty much the pattern in the next few lines.The information was taken from the Milwaukee City Directories. Some additional annotationmay appear. Directory Listing,Time Period,Company,Address,City,STATE,Comments,Home Phone,WorkPhone,Car,Phone,Fax Phone,Friend,Family,Work,Notes Food Wholesale/retail,1923,Mrs. Margaret H. Drenk,2412 W.State St.,Milwaukee,WI.,,,,,,,,, Potato Chip Manuf,1924,A “Potato ChipManufacturer”,Directory Listing First Appears,,,In Milw. City Directory,,,,,,,, Food Wholesale/retail,1924,Drenk’s,,,,,,,,,,,, Pop Corn,1924,Pop… Read more »

Tin/Can Miscellaneous Articles

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  Where Have All the Prices Gone? by Mike Reilly      I thought it would be interesting to see what hashappened to tin prices over the years. Yes, I know that they’ve gone up, many much morethan others. I picked up a book by Ernest L. Pettit, The Book ofCollectible Tin Containers with Price Guide, that was printed in 1967…. Read more »