Cigar Box Label

Description (Brief)
This cigar box label was made by Hummell and Company of Binghamton, New York. The label has a red background with an image of a large black bear with the text “’Bear’ in Mind.” Binghamton was a large producer of cigars from 1890-1950, before the popularity of the cigarette caused a downturn in cigar production.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Hummell and Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 3 in x 9 in; 7.62 cm x 22.86 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Binghamton
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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