Acme Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was in use by the Acme Brewing Company of San Francisco, California during the early 20th century. Acme was established by the Olympia Brewing Company of Tumwater, Washington, and produced a variety of beers from 1906-1920. During Prohibition Acme produced an “Acme Brew,” a so-called near beer with almost no alcohol content.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Acme Breweries
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 9 1/2 in x 12 in; 24.13 cm x 30.48 cm
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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