Cracker Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was for crackers produced by the Inland Empire Biscuit Company of Spokane, Washington during the early 20th century. The crate side reads “Egg Case/Sodas/ Are Good Crackers” and says that the since the crate is half the side of a regulation egg case “it will be found most convenient for bringing it to your storekeeper refilled with nice fresh eggs.”
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Inland Empire Biscuit Co.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Spokane
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 11 3/4 in x 12 in; 29.845 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.371
catalog number
1979.0441.371
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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