Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This is the side panel of a shipping crate for Darigold Evaporated Milk, the milk brand of the United Dairy Association of Washington. In 1918, five Washington State dairy co-operatives combined to create the United Dairymen’s Association in an attempt to open new markets for their dairy products. In 1925, there was a contest amongst the co-operatives dairy farmers to name the company’s brand, and Darigold won.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
United Dairy Association of Washington
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.292
catalog number
1979.0441.292
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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