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Objects Popcorn popper, ca. 1975
Popcorn popper, ca. 1975

Made by Robeson, Rochester, NY
Metal, plastic

The first electric popcorn popper appeared in 1907. Refinements continued to be made until models such as this, with Teflon coating and automatic buttering, were available. Sally Spaulding of Champaign, Illinois, purchased and used this popper.

Gift of K. Sarah Spaulding, Champaign, IL (1990.23.2)

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