West Hotel soap bar

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Description Paper wrapped bar of soap with an image of the West Hotel on the front. The back of the wrapper reads "WEST HOTEL / COFFEE SHOP - MODERN BAR / GARAGE ADJOINING / MINNEAPOLIS". The West Hotel was Minneapolis, Minnesota's first grand hotel, opened in 1884, and this bar of soap is from one of the hotel's rooms, provided as a courtesy to its guests.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 1 3/8 inches length
2 1/8 inches width
Nomenclature Soap (organic material)
Subjects Used by: West Hotel
Used in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
West Hotel
Trade & Industry. Commerce. Hotel, Bar. & Restaurant Keeping & Institutional Services
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1920 - Not later than 1940

Content: 1884 - 1940
(Date West Hotel opened to date hotel was demolished.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1995.59.133

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