Tobacco Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was used by the American Tobacco Company of Louisville, Kentucky during the early 20th century. The wooden crate side has red text warning people not to reuse this crate for tobacco “under the penalties of law.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
American Tobacco Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 7 1/4 in x 12 3/8 in; 18.415 cm x 31.4325 cm
place made
United States: Kentucky, Louisville
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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