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).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
California Packing Corporation
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
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
1979.0441.155
catalog number
1979.0441.155
accession number
1979.0441
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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