Baking Powder Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate end is imprinted with “Calument Baking Powder” and the slogan “Purity Strength Perfection.” William Wright formulated Calumet Baking Powder in Chicago, Illinois in 1889. The powder was named after Calumet City, a town near Chicago. Calumet was also the Native American term for peace pipe. Calumet was bought by General Foods bought in 1929.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Calumet Baking Powder Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 1/2 in x 23 in; 21.59 cm x 58.42 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.299
catalog number
1979.0441.299
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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