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Salt Shipping Crate

Salt Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained salt bricks manufactured by the Leslie Salt Company of Newark, California during the first half of the 20th century. The crate contained 20 five-pound salt range bricks. Salt licks supply livestock with important nutrients and minerals.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Leslie Salt Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 10 3/4 in x 11 in; 27.305 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.205
catalog number
1979.0441.205
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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