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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Newspapers ➔ Grand Rapids Herald Carrier Bag

Identifier:
2020.4.2
Description:
This canvas bag was used by the Grand Rapids Herald, a newspaper that serviced Grand Rapids, Michigan from 1892 to 1959. The words "Grand Rapids Herald" are printed along the front in large, bold letters and there is an interior maker label that reads "Made by Continental Bag Co., Mexico, MO". 
Date:
1927 – 1959
Materials:
Canvas
Dimensions:
15" h 20" w 10" d
Source:
Gift of Dan Hickey
Makers/Donors
Dan Hickey

Grand Rapids Herald
The Grand Rapids Herald was a popular newspaper company that ran from around 1892 to 1959. It was located in Grand Rapids, Michigan and was a competitor of the Grand Rapids Press. 

Continental Bag Company
The Continental Bag Company was founded in 1927 in Mexico, Missouri. It specializes in textiles such as bank bags, newspaper carrier bags, aprons, and totes along with many other items. 
Related Place
Grand Rapids
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