A Racine Basket Manufacturing Co. basket

This is a basket from the attic of family - it was formerly the property of Charles and Dorthy Gorton.
An interesting window latch What makes this basket
special is: It was George Gorton II's
personal property, the company
was owned by the George Gorton
family at that time, it uses a hinge
patented by George Gorton II
(us patent # 435823)
Inside cover The contents: baby clothes
from Charles, Pat, & Bea, as
a booklet listing baby Charles'
funeral in 1936.