Raisins Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained Sunny-Vale brand Thompson seedless raisins that were packed by Libby, McNeil, & Libby in Sunnyvale, California in the early 20th century. Libby’s opened a cannery in Sunnyvale in 1907 which became the world’s largest cannery by 1922. The crate contained 8 4-pound bags.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Libby, McNeill & Libby
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.250
catalog number
1979.0441.250
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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