Yeast Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This Magic Yeast shipping crate end is printed with Magic Yeast’s owl and moon trademark. Magic Yeast was originally invented and manufactured by Egbert W. Gillett in 1886. In 1893 Gillett founded the Northwestern Yeast Company in Chicago, Illinois, to manufacture Magic Yeast and its companion product, Yeast Foam.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Northwestern Yeast Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 3 1/4 in x 8 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 21.9075 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
1979.0441.334
catalog number
1979.0441.334
accession number
1979.0441
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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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