Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Morning Brand evaporated milk produced by the Morning Milk Company of Stockton, California during the early 20th century. This crate contained 48 tall cans of unsweetened evaporated milk. Evaporated and condensed milk was an important part of American diets before refrigeration allowed people to keep fresh milk on hand.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Morning Milk Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 7 1/2 in x 12 in; 19.05 cm x 30.48 cm
Place Made
United States: California, Stockton
ID Number
1979.0441.223
catalog number
1979.0441.223
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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