Apple Crate Label

Description (Brief):

Labels are an important marketing device. They often go beyond merely identifying contents and are designed to help establish brand distinction and generate customer loyalty for a largely interchangeable product.

Description (Brief)

This OK brand apple crate label was used by the Chelan Falls Cold Storage Company of Chelan Falls, Washington during the early 20th century. The lithographed green label has a large central illustration of a red apple on its branch. Chelan Falls is part of the Wenatchee Valley region that claimed to be the “Apple Capital of the World.”

Referenced Business: Chelan Falls Cold Storage Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Washington, Chelan Falls

See more items in: Work and Industry: Agriculture, Food, Crate Labels, Agriculture


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: L.E. Leininger

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0441.035Accession Number: 1979.0441Catalog Number: 1979.0441.035

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: paper (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 8 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in; 21.2725 cm x 26.035 cm


Record Id: nmah_1361673

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