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Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This is the side panel of a shipping crate for Darigold Evaporated Milk, the milk brand of the United Dairy Association of Washington. In 1918, five Washington State dairy co-operatives combined to create the United Dairymen’s Association in an attempt to open new markets for their dairy products. In 1925, there was a contest amongst the co-operatives dairy farmers to name the company’s brand, and Darigold was chosen as the winner.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
United Dairy Association of Washington
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 5/8 in x 12 1/4 in; 21.9075 cm x 31.115 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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