Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Meadow brand evaporated milk produced by the Meadowbrook Condensed Milk Company of Seattle, Washington during the early 20th century. Before refrigeration allowed fresh milk to easily be kept on hand, cans of evaporated or condensed milk were a staple of household pantries.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Meadowbrook Condensed Milk Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 3/8 in x 12 1/4 in; 21.2725 cm x 31.115 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
United States: Washington, Issaquah
ID Number
1979.0441.213
catalog number
1979.0441.213
accession number
1979.0441
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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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