Chewing Gum Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Beech-Nut brand chewing gum shipped by the Beech-Nut Packing Company of Canajoharie, New York. Beech-Nut was founded in 1890, and produced a variety of food products. In 1910, the company launched its chewing gum brand whose popularity helped them weather the rough economy of the Great Depression.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Beech-Nut Packing Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Canajoharie
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 11 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 31.75 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.274
catalog number
1979.0441.274
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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