Corned Beef Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Derby Brand Corned Beef that was packed by Derby Foods Incorporated during the early 20th century. This corned beef is a product of Argentina, and Argentina is one of the world’s largest beef producers. The crate contained 24 12-ounce cans of corned beef.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Derby Foods Inc., U.S.A.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 7 in x 6 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.219
catalog number
1979.0441.219
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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