Biscuit Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate label is for the Kennedy’s oak leaf biscuit manufactured by the New York Biscuit Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. The New York Biscuit Company was founded in 1889, and merged with the American Biscuit & Manufacturing Company to become the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) in 1898.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
New York Biscuit Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 11 in x 21 5/8 in; 27.94 cm x 54.9275 cm
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridgeport
ID Number
1979.0441.346
catalog number
1979.0441.346
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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