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H and H Sam Houston Tin

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Our first one pound Sam Houston coffee tin comes from Haysville, Kansas. It is in ok shape, nice color, and included the original lid.

H and H Half Pound Tin

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This small tin comes from Haysville, Kansas. It is in amazing shape, great color, and included the original lid. The tin is empty but appears to be sealed. T...

Master Chef Paper Cup

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A new item arrived from Minden in Nevada. Stacked in a collection of small paper sample cups, is one for H and H Master Chef Coffee. Marked as 4 ounces, the ...

Visiting Mi Tierra Café for the Holidays

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Pedro Cortez bought the Toyo Cafe in Market Square and renamed it “Mi Tierra” (“My Land”) in 1941. Since then, the Cortez family has operated a number of res...

Factory Construction by G. W. Mitchell

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The Great Depression hit George’s business like everyone else’s. After almost decade of growth, housing and construction slowed. Scrounging for repair and...

Interesting H and H Master Chef Sighting

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Picked up the August/September - Issue No. 18 of Edible San Antonio recently that had an article about La Familia Cortez Resuraunts celebrating 75 years in S...

H and H Spices Black Pepper

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This web site has brought in another fantastic donation! This was shipped from Torrington, Wyoming by a “dedicated advertising collector” but originated from...

Small Crystalvac Coffee Jar

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This piece comes home from Grand Prairie, Texas. This is a small, clear Crystalvac Coffee jar. The mark is “3 Rivers Star”, the classic mark from Three Rive...

Small Amber Crystalvac Coffee Jar

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We were excited when one of our web site visitors emailed about having a small amber H and H jar. Of the Crystalvac jars from Three Rivers Glass Co., amber g...

Large Crystalvac Coffee Jar

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Our lastest item came from Victoria Texas. This is a large H and H Crystalvac jar with wire handle and plain lid. The blue lid caught our eye.