Chocolate Shipping Crate

Chocolate Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was used by Eline’s Incorporated of Milwaukee, Wisconsin during the early 20th century. Eline’s produced chocolate and cocoa during the time when Prohibition outlawed brewing beer in Milwaukee and factories needed to be repurposed.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Eline's Incorporated
Place Made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 11 5/8 in; 22.225 cm x 29.5275 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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