Apple Crate Label

Description (Brief)
Labels are an important marketing device. They often go beyond merely identifying contents and are designed to help establish brand distinction and generate customer loyalty for a largely interchangeable product.
This apple crate label was used by Spark’s Orchards during the beginning of the 20th century. Spark’s Orchards was based in Wenatchee, Washington, a region that was well known for its apple production, especially in the early 1900s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Sparks Orchards
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 23.1775 cm x 26.67 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Wenatchee
ID Number
1979.0441.010
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.010
subject
Agriculture
Food
Crate Labels
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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