Apricots Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally was used for Golden-Glory brand apricots that were packed by Libby, McNeill, & Libby of Chicago, Illinois in the 1930s. The crate contained 25 pounds of choice Blenheim apricots. The crate side has a National Recovery Administration stamp that reads “We Do Our Part.” In an attempt to end the Great Depression, the National Industrial Recovery Act was passed and consumers were encouraged to only buy products from companies that adhered to the stipulations of the NRA, shown by the Blue Eagle stamp.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Libby, McNeill & Libby
Place Made
United States: California
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 6 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.262
catalog number
1979.0441.262
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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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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