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Name W. P. Pickett and Company
Additional Information Manufacturer of plug & twist tobacco. Founded in 1872, and described by J. J. Farriss in 1903 as "the oldest manufacturiing interest in High Point." Apparently out of operation by c.1910. Sanborn insurance maps place the factory on the east side of North Main Street, just south of what is now Ray Street.
Number of Archive records 2
Number of Library records 0
Number of Object records 20
Number of Photo records 1

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, unpainted, oval-shaped with raised text "ARCADIA". Produced for Arcadia brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, hexagonal, yellow with blue depiction of bird in center and blue text "BLUE / JAY". Produced for Blue Jay brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, hexagonal, yellow with red and black depiction of beehive in center with black text along top "SWEET GUM" and along bottom "W.P. PICKETT & CO / HIGH POINT NC". Produced for Sweet Gum brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, hexagonal, yellow with red border and text "PICKETT'S / Cracker / Jack". Produced for Cracker Jack brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, hexagonal, yellow with red border and text "PICKETT'S / Cracker / Jack". Produced for Cracker Jack brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, in shape of red heart with yellow border and text "HEARTS / CONTENT" and yellow star at base of heart. Produced for Hearts Content brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, in shape of red heart with yellow border and text "HEARTS / CONTENT" and yellow star at base of heart. Produced for Hearts Content brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, unpainted, in shape of heart with raised text "HEARTS / CONTENT". Produced for Hearts Content brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, hexagonal, yellow with black illustration of a pistol or revolver in center surrounded by black text "PICKETT'S / 38". Produced for Pickett's 38 brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, oval, yellow with illustration of red ham in center bearing black text "RED / HAM", all surrounded by black text "M'F'G'D BY W.P.PICKETT & CO. HIGH POINT, N.C." Produced for Red Ham brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, oval, yellow with illustration of red ham in center bearing black text "RED / HAM", all surrounded by black text "M'F'G'D BY W.P.PICKETT & CO. HIGH POINT, N.C." Produced for Red Ham brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, unpainted, diamond-shaped with raised text "SENSATION". Produced for Sensational brand tobacco, possibly by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, unpainted, diamond-shaped with raised text "SENSATION". Produced for Sensational brand tobacco, possibly by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, hexagonal, yellow with red and black depiction of beehive in center with black text along top "SWEET GUM" and along bottom "W.P. PICKETT & CO / HIGH POINT NC". Produced for Sweet Gum brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, unpainted, oval with raised text "WORLD'S / CHEW". Produced for World's Chew brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.

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Label, Product - Tag, Tobacco

Tobacco tag, tin, unpainted, oval with raised text "WORLD'S / CHEW". Produced for World's Chew brand tobacco by W. P. Pickett and Company of High Point, NC. Undated.