Lard Shipping Crate

Lard Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Simon Pure brand leaf lard, made by Armour’s and Company of Chicago, Illinois during the early 20th century. The crate contained 30 one-pound cartons of leaf lard. Leaf lard is the highest quality lard used for baking, made from the fat of a pig’s kidneys.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Armour and Company
overall: 7 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 26.035 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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