Peas Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate end contained Happy Home brand canned peas distributed by the Schwabacher Brothers Company, based in Seattle, Washington. The Schwabacher Bros. Co. Inc. was founded in 1860 in Walla Walla, Washington and was one of the first retail stores in the Pacific Northwest. In 1869, Schwabacher Bros. & Co. founded a business in Seattle when Washington was still a territory, becoming a popular spot for miners and settlers, selling clothing, groceries, and hardware.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Schwabacher Bros. & Co. Inc.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 26.67 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
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


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