Tobacco Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained tobacco manufactured by the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company during the early 20th century. The crate bears a warning saying that the manufacturer has “complied with all requirements of law, and every person is cautioned under penalties of law not to use this package for tobacco again.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 12 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in; 31.75 cm x 31.115 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
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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