Historical Item
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Name: Milk

Category: Beverage

Size/weight: Depends on quantity

Rarity: Easily accessible to the public due to its great amount of use

Value: 1 Gallon of milk (1920s) around $1.26

Uses: From consumption to making new jobs for the people to giving people in the agriculture industry

Description (ca. 1921): During the time period, milk was consumed by a large quantity of people in America and due to poor refrigeration and sick cows, it lead to various disease epidemics. As time moved on, milk gave more opportunities for people as a source of income. Not only did it provide jobs for families, it gave the agriculture industry a voice to the public eye. They learned that their produce affects the people and they used that to their advantage.