Apple Crate Label

Description (Brief):

This Chere Best brand apple crate label was used by the Columbia Fruit Packers Inc. of Wenatchee, Washington during the early 20th century. The label was lithographed by Stecher-Traung of San Francisco, California. These apples came from the Wenatchee Valley region of Washington, which is colloquially known as the “Apple Capital of the World.”

Referenced Business: Columbia Fruit Packers, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Washington, Wenatchee

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: 1979.0441.112Accession Number: 1979.0441Catalog Number: 1979.0441.112

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: paper (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 9 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 27.305 cm


Record Id: nmah_1361750

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