Raisins Shipping Crate

Description (Brief):

This shipping crate side originally contained Sunny-Vale brand Thompson seedless raisins that were packed by Libby, McNeil, & Libby in Sunnyvale, California in the early 20th century. Libby’s opened a cannery in Sunnyvale in 1907 which became the world’s largest cannery by 1922. The crate contained 8 4-pound bags.

Referenced Business: Libby, McNeill & Libby

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: L.E. Leininger

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0441.250Catalog Number: 1979.0441.250Accession Number: 1979.0441

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: ink (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 8 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0218-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1361889

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