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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
United Dairy Association of Washington
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 31.115 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
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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