Apple Crate Label

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Sky Line Drive brand apples that were shipped by the Rappahannock Co-Op Fruit Growers, Inc. of Sperryville, Virginia during the early 20th century. The crate side has an illustration of a green mountain range, and reads “Mountain Grown Virginia Apples.” Sperryville is a small town at the entrance to Shenandoah National Park. The park is well known for its Skyline Drive, providing the name for this brand of apples.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Rappahannock Co-op Fruit Growers, Inc.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 10 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 29.21 cm
Place Made
United States: Virginia, Sperryville
ID Number
1979.0441.200
catalog number
1979.0441.200
accession number
1979.0441
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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