Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Veribest brand evaporated milk that was produced by the Armour Company during the early 20th century. The crate contained four dozen cans of evaporated milk. Evaporated and condensed milk was very important to nutrition before refrigeration allowed people to keep fresh milk on hand.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Armour and Company
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.241
catalog number
1979.0441.241
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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