Bevo Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained the beverage Bevo manufactured by Anheuser Busch of St. Louis, Missourri from 1916-1929. Bevo was one of the many “near beer” beverages created by breweries during Prohibition to maintain sales and repurpose their factories.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 5/8 in x 14 in; 21.9075 cm x 35.56 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
ID Number
1979.0441.348
catalog number
1979.0441.348
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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