Fish Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate was used by the F. Alioto Fish Company of San Francisco, California during the first half of the 20th century. The entire Alioto family worked in San Francisco around Fisherman’s Wharf. Frank Alioto partnered with his bother-law-Tom Lazio to form the F. Alito Fish Company (later the Alioto-Lazio Fish Company).
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
F. Alioto Fish Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 9 1/4 in x 18 in; 23.495 cm x 45.72 cm
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
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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