Baking Powder Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained KC brand baking powder that was manufactured by the Jaques Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois during the early 20th century. The crate contained two dozen 25 ounce cans of baking powder. The company advertised through a popular recipe booklet called “The Cook’s Book.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Jaques Mfg. Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 6 3/4 in x 13 in; 17.145 cm x 33.02 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
1979.0441.295
catalog number
1979.0441.295
accession number
1979.0441
subject
Agriculture
Food
Crate Labels
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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