Charles Joly Beer Bottle

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Title

Charles Joly Beer Bottle

Description

Three Charles Joly beer bottles were uncovered during the Cooper Street dig. The bottle not only represents the growth of beer production in the United States, it also shows how the nation was expanding with new innovations that allowed for the transportation of perishable items by rail with the use of refrigerated box cars.

Source

Recovered from excavation prior to construction of Rutgers-Camden dormitory at 330 Cooper Street, Camden, N.J.

Publisher

Rutgers University–Camden

Date

1875–1895; photograph, June 2018

Contributor

Ernie Ariens (Graduate Student, American Material Culture, Spring 2018); photograph by Jacob Lechner

Rights

Collection of Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts

Relation

Affleck, Richard, George Cress, Ingrid Weubber, Rebecca White, Kimberly Morrell, and Thomas Kutys. Phase II and Data-Recovery Archaeological Excavations of the Smith-Maskell Site Cooper Street Development Camden, New Jersey. Archaeological Excavation Report, Burlington: URS Corporation.

Collection

Citation

“Charles Joly Beer Bottle,” Learning From Cooper Street, accessed May 18, 2024, https://omeka.camden.rutgers.edu/items/show/24.

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