1935 - 1960
This is a tin can of Kaffir "Tea" produced by the Battle Creek Food Company, located in Battle Creek, Michigan. The tin still contains Rooibush Shrub tea (also known as Rooibos tea) inside, which grows in the highlands above Cape Town, South Africa. The tin was produced by the American Can Company (CanCo).
12.3 x 7.8
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Tin of Tea" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/234