Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This Carnation Irradiated Vitamin D Milk shipping crate side features the Carnation can that includes the carnation logo. Irradiation is the process of exposing the milk to ultra-violet light, which sterilizes it and adds vitamin D. The Carnation Evaporated Milk Company was founded in 1901 by E.A. Stuart in Seattle, Washington.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Carnation Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 in x 12 in; 20.32 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.184
catalog number
1979.0441.184
accession number
1979.0441
subject
Agriculture
Food
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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