Chocolate Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was used by Eline’s Incorporated of Milwaukee, Wisconsin during the early 20th century. Eline’s produced chocolate and cocoa during the time when Prohibition outlawed brewing beer in Milwaukee and factories needed to be repurposed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Eline's Incorporated
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 11 5/8 in; 22.225 cm x 29.5275 cm
Place Made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
ID Number
1979.0441.145
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.145
subject
Agriculture
Food
Crate Labels
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Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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