Wheat Flakes Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This is a shipping crate end of an Albers Brother’s Carnation Wheat Flakes Mush crate. The Albers Brother’s Milling Company was founded in 1895 in Portland, Oregon. The Albers Brothers Milling Company produced a variety of grain products such as corn meal, grits, oats, wheat mush, and flour under a variety of brands, like Carnation, Peacock, Del Monte and Sunripe. In 1929 the Carnation Milk Products Company purchased Albers Brother’s Milling Company, but kept Albers as a subsidiary.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Albers Brothers Milling Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 15 3/8 in x 20 1/2 in; 39.0525 cm x 52.07 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.328
catalog number
1979.0441.328
accession number
1979.0441
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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