Raisins Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This end panel is from a Sun-Maid Raisin shipping crate. In 1912, a group of California farmers formed the California Associated Raisin Company with the goal of stabilizing fluctuating prices in the raisin market. The cooperative introduced the Sun-Maid brand of raisins in 1914. To capitalize on the success of the brand, the co-operative renamed itself the Sun-Maid Raisin Growers of California in 1922, which it remains today.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Sun-Maid
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 5 1/2 in x 17 in; 13.97 cm x 43.18 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.360
catalog number
1979.0441.360
accession number
1979.0441
subject
Food
Agriculture
Crate Labels
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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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