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1859: Mason Jar

Frank H. McClung Museum, The University of Tennessee. “Mason Jar. History of the Mason Jar.” Canning Supplies, Canning Equipment and Pickling Supplies from Canning Pantry.com. Canning Pantry. Web. 11 May 2011. <http://www.canningpantry.com/mason-jar-history.html&gt;. Advertisements

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1932: Glass “Cat’s Eye” Marble

Peltier, Selles H. “Device for Making Vitreous Like Objects.” Patent: 1865787.  5 July 1932. A manufacture date could not be found specifically for “cat’s eye marble.” Peltier Glass Company is generally accepted as the first manufacturers of the earliest cat’s … Continue reading

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1743: Milk Glass

Noel Hume, Ivor. A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Print.

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1864: Soda Glass (or Soda-lime Glass)

McKearin, George S. and Helen McKearin. American Glass. New York: Crown Publishers, 1948. Print.

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