Pineapple Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Ukulele brand canned pineapple slices that were packed by the Hawaiian Pineapple Company, Ltd. of Honolulu, Hawaii. The crate bears the J.D. Dole trademark. Dole founded the Hawaiian Pineapple Company, which was bought by Castle & Cooke in the 1960s and became the Dole Food Company in 1991.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Hawaiian Pineapple Co. Ltd.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 9 in x 12 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 31.115 cm
Place Made
United States: Hawaii, Oahu, Honolulu
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Crate Labels
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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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