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Trash can

Date: 1950 - 1980 | Identifier: Tobacco Farm Life Museum
The metal trashcan seen here states a popular slogan that could be heard over and over again at the tobacco warehouse: “Keep Tobacco Clean”. This slogan was so important to all of those who worked in the tobacco business. In order for tobacco to sell at the highest price possible, it had to be kept neat and clean. This trashcan, and many others like it were placed in tobacco warehouses as a reminder that trash does not belong near the tobacco. Date approximated. The accompanying video describes the history of the slogan and object. more...
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