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Tomatoes Shipping Crate

Tomatoes Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained tomatoes packed by the Greco Canning Company of San Jose California around 1913-1916. The Greco Canning Company joined the California Packing Corporation in 1916.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Greco Canning Company
Place Made
United States: California, San Jose
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 9 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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