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Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Meadow brand evaporated milk produced by the Meadowbrook Condensed Milk Company of Seattle, Washington during the early 20th century. Before refrigeration allowed fresh milk to easily be kept on hand, cans of evaporated or condensed milk were a staple of household pantries.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Meadowbrook Condensed Milk Co.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
United States: Washington, Issaquah
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 3/8 in x 12 1/4 in; 21.2725 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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