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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
New York Biscuit Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 11 in x 21 5/8 in; 27.94 cm x 54.9275 cm
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridgeport
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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