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Cocoa Shipping Crate

Cocoa Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained breakfast cocoa that was produced by Walter Baker & Company Ltd. of Dorchester, Massachusetts during the early 20th century. The crate contained 24 half-pound cans of breakfast cocoa. The Baker Chocolate Company was founded in 1780, and is one of the oldest chocolate manufacturers in the United States.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Walter Baker & Co. Ltd.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 6 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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