Shellfish Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained shellfish packed and shipped by the Haines Oyster Company of Seattle, Washington during the early 20th century. Founded in 1892, the Haines Oyster Company was one of the oldest wholesale shellfish farmers in the Pacific Northwest.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Haines Oyster Co.
overall: 7 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 56.1975 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Crate Labels
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

Visitor Comments

3/31/2015 11:13:02 AM
Val Rowe
I have a galvanized tote with handles & a lid that say's Property of Haines Oyster Company Seattle Wa., if anyone is interested.
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