Soap Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained White King brand washing machine soap that was manufactured by the Los Angeles Soap Company of Los Angeles, California during the first half of the 20th century. The crate contained 24 packages of soap, and features an illustration of a king holding a sword similar in style to the King playing card.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Los Angeles Soap Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 in x 15 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 40.005 cm
Place Made
United States: California, Los Angeles
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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