Salt Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained salt bricks manufactured by the Leslie Salt Company of Newark, California during the first half of the 20th century. The crate contained 20 five-pound salt range bricks. Salt licks supply livestock with important nutrients and minerals.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Leslie Salt Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 3/4 in x 11 in; 27.305 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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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