Single-Sided Masonite Dekalb Sign
Single-Sided Masonite Dekalb Sign
Single-Sided Masonite Dekalb Sign

Single-Sided Masonite Dekalb Sign

Regular price$575.00
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c. 1940s

Masonite sign for a Dekalb Poultry farm. Dekalb chickens are hybridized egg layers that are the result of research done by Dr. E. E. Schnetzler, woh was hired by Dekalb to find way to increase the amount of eggs laid yearly by their hens, which at the time was around 150. Throughout the years, that number has grown from 150 to 500.

This sign was placed on the door or wall of a nursery building at one of the farms. Due to the fragile nature of fertilized eggs and newborn chicks, precautions needed to be put in place so the Average Joe wouldn't walk in and throw off the precise temperature needed. The sign exhibits very minimal scratches, and minor scuffs on the bottom edge.

14" W x 20" H

MM - 4575 - 083123

Please refer to photos regarding condition.

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