Oranges Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate label is for Exceptional brand Valencia oranges that were grown and packed by the Mupu Citrus Association of Santa Paula, California during the early 20th century. The label has the Sunkist orange logo on it, a designation given to high quality oranges grown by the California Fruit Growers Exchange. Mupu was the name of a Chumash Native American village in what is now the town of Santa Paula, in Ventura County, California.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
MUPU Citrus Assn.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 11 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 29.21 cm
Place Made
United States: California, Santa Paula
ID Number
1979.0441.377
catalog number
1979.0441.377
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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