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Salt Lick Shipping Crate

Salt Lick Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Morton brand salt licks that were produced by the Morton Salt Company of San Francisco, California during the early 20th century. The crate contained 20 five-pound salt licks that were used to supply cattle and livestock with important nutrients and minerals.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Morton International, Inc.
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 27.305 cm x 36.83 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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