Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This is a side panel of a Carnation Evaporated Milk shipping crate. The Carnation Evaporated Milk Company was founded in 1901 by E.A. Stuart in Seattle, Washington. Stuart believed that quality milk came from quality cows and established a Carnation farm to breed pure Holsteins. Carnation’s slogan “the milk from Contented Cows” is seen on this crate.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Carnation Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 7 5/8 in x 19 in; 19.3675 cm x 48.26 cm
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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