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 Luxor brand apple crate label was used by the Fruit Growers Service Company of Wenatchee, Washington during the early 20th century. The label was lithographed by the Ridgway Lithograph Company of Seattle, Washington. The label has a blue background with a blue and yellow geometric stripe across the middle with a large red cross in the center.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Fruit Growers Service Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 26.035 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Wenatchee
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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