Fallon Ice Company Sign

 Collection
Identifier: NC1332

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a faded, red, octagonal-shaped sign from the Fallon Ice Company. The sign has numbering on both sides (20, 25, 30, 40 and 50, 60, 70, 80). Customers would place the sign in the window to inform the company what size block of ice they wanted delivered that day.

Dates

  • circa 1940

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Historical Note

The Fallon Ice Company was based out of Fallon, Nevada and active during the first half of the 20th century. The company often supported local activities and provided concessions at local sporting events in the 1930s and 1940s.

Extent

1 Sheets (1 item)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Fallon Ice Company was based in Fallon, Nevada and active in the community during the first half of the 20th century. Collection contains one sign from the company.

Arrangement

Arranged as a single item collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Fred Holabird in July 2018.

Source

Title
Guide to the Fallon Ice Company Sign
Status
Completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
June 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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