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
referenced business
California Packing Corporation
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
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
ID Number
1979.0441.155
catalog number
1979.0441.155
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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