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M-601 St. Louis Globe-Democrat Seal Craft Milk Cap Collection

ABSTRACT: Seal Craft milk caps from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, circa 1930s.

SCOPE: This collection includes 32 milk bottle caps produced by Seal Craft and the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. The caps feature colorful designs as well as brief descriptions on various subjects. Many caps relate to animals and aircraft insignia, but some also relate to Native Americans and the 49th State Safety Legion, a club based in St. Louis.

EXTENT: 32 items.

ACCESS: This collection can be viewed on-site in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room.  Some of the material may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and other access restrictions. Information on conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building on the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ north campus.

PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."