Salt Lick Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Morton brand salt licks that were produced by the Morton Salt Company of San Francisco, California during the early 20th century. The crate contained 20 five-pound salt licks that were used to supply cattle and livestock with important nutrients and minerals.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Morton International, Inc.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 27.305 cm x 36.83 cm
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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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