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Pumpkin Shipping Crate

Pumpkin Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This is a side panel of a shipping crate for Del Monte canned pumpkin. Del Monte is the premium brand of the California Packing Corporation (Calpak). The Calpak cooperative heavily promoted Del Monte as its high quality, premium product through full-page color ads in national publications. In 1967, Calpak changed its name to the Del Monte Corporation to capitalize on the brand’s recognition.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
California Packing Corporation
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 6 13/16 in x 12 1/2 in; 17.3355 cm x 31.75 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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