Coca-Cola Bottling Company Inc Bloomington Indiana

This illustrated cover of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Inc. Bloomington, Indiana was postmarked November 4, 1936 in Bloomington.  1936 was the year of Coca-Cola's 50th Anniversary.

The left side of the envelope has the standard illustration of a hand holding an open Coke bottle with a straw.  To the right of the hand is the 50th Anniversary Coca-Cola 1886-1936 emblem.

Located at 318 S. Washington Street, Bloomington, Indiana, the two-story Coca-Cola bottling plant was built in 1924.  Coca-Cola bottling operation continued at this location until 1989.  The building was listed in the National Registry of Historic Places in 2000.

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The envelope was addressed to the Nurre Companies in Bloomington.   Headquartered in Bloomington,  Nurre Companies, Inc. was a glass company founded by Joseph M. Nurre originally as the Nurre Mirror Plate Company in 1912.  The company closed in 1964 after filing bankruptcy.

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