Salt Brick Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained salt bricks manufactured by the Leslie-California Salt Company of San Francisco, California during the first half of the 20th century. The crate side has a center image of a circle with an illustration of a cow in the center. Salt bricks were used to supply cattle and livestock with important nutrients and minerals.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Leslie Salt Company
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 1/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 23.495 cm x 36.83 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.291
catalog number
1979.0441.291
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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