Apple Crate Label

Description (Brief)
This Chere Best brand apple crate label was used by the Columbia Fruit Packers Inc. of Wenatchee, Washington during the early 20th century. The label was lithographed by Stecher-Traung of San Francisco, California. These apples came from the Wenatchee Valley region of Washington, which is colloquially known as the “Apple Capital of the World.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Columbia Fruit Packers, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 27.305 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Wenatchee
ID Number
1979.0441.112
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.112
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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