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This lid from a jar of Bear Grease hair conditioner was recovered from excavations at the Quindaro Townsite, an archaeological district now part of Kansas City, KS. The lid reads "Genuine BEARS GREASE (For T)he Hair PREPARED BY JULES HAUEL Perfumer 120 Chesnut St. PHILADELPHIA." Hauel was listed as being located at the 120 Chesnut Street address until 1854 when he moved. He continued to make the Bear Grease product until 1865.

Date: 1857-1863

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Item Number: 316081
Call Number: 14WY314-3213-4 and -5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 316081

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