"January 31, 1908 - The Fleischmann Co. - Massachusetts."

(1779) January 31, 1908 - The Fleischmann Co. - Massachusetts. Condition: Good Billhead measures 6" by 11 1/2" and has been folded. This is an account for the entire month of January. It shows how many packages was ordered on each day of the month. There are several hand stamps on the billhead. There is darkening around the edges and the bottom edge is rough. Charles Fleischmann immigrated from Vienna in 1868 and settled in Cincinnati. In that year he sold the first cake of fresh yeast used in America. In 1870 he organized the Gaff-Fleischmann Company which began in Riverside, Ohio. The first crude yeast plant burned down in 1871. After it was rebuilt the yeast was wrapped in foil. In the early 1880's Mr. Fleischmann took over the Gaff interests and changed the name of the firm to Fleischmann Company. Charles died in 1897. In 1905 the company reorganized under Julius Fleischmann. For more information on the Fleischmann Company please visit: American Memory Price: $8.00 + shipping

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