Tomato Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Hunt’s brand tomatoes packed by the Hunt Brothers Packing Company of San Francisco, California during the early 20th century. The crate contained 24 tins of tomatoes. The Hunt Brothers tomato company was founded in 1888, and continues making tomato products to this day as a brand of Conagra Foods Inc.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Hunt Bros. Company
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 5/8 in x 12 1/4 in; 24.4475 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.208
catalog number
1979.0441.208
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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