Cheese Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Kraft brand American Cheese spread that was manufactured by the Kraft Cheese Company of Chicago, Illinois during the early 20th century. The crate contained 2 pounds of cheese spread, and the crate side bears a reminder to keep the cheese under refrigeration.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Kraft Foods Inc.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 2 1/2 in x 9 in; 6.35 cm x 22.86 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
1979.0441.351
catalog number
1979.0441.351
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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