Apricots Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate held Bakers Choice brand apricots, shipped by the California Packing Corporation of San Francisco, California around 1916-1950. The California Packing Corporation (Calpak) was formed in 1916 from the merger of five large canning companies (California Fruit Canners Association, Griffin & Skelley, Central California Canneries, the J.K. Armsby Company and the Alaska Packers Association).
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
California Packing Corporation
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 6 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 31.75 cm
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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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