Acme Shipping Crate

Description (Brief):

This shipping crate side was in use by the Acme Brewing Company of San Francisco, California during the early 20th century. Acme was established by the Olympia Brewing Company of Tumwater, Washington, and produced a variety of beers from 1906-1920. During Prohibition Acme produced an “Acme Brew,” a so-called near beer with almost no alcohol content.

Referenced Business: Acme Breweries

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San Francisco

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

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: L.E. Leininger

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0441.282Catalog Number: 1979.0441.282Accession Number: 1979.0441

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: ink (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 9 1/2 in x 12 in; 24.13 cm x 30.48 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-036f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1361921

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