Explosives Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
The Trojan Powder Company of Allentown, P.A. was founded around the turn on the 20th century. The development of dynamite, TNT, and other explosives were important for the building of the nation, as well as for its military applications in World War I. Trojan was important for its discovery of Nitrostarch, which was used in grenades and mortar shells.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Trojan Powder Co.
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Allentown
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 10 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.339
catalog number
1979.0441.339
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History