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Mucilage Shipping Crate

Mucilage Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This is a side panel of a Sanford Manufacturing Company shipping crate that contained Sanford glue (mucilage). The Sanford Manufacturing Company was founded in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1857. The company relocated to Chicago in 1866 and produced ink and glue in its early years before solely manufacturing ink products and renaming itself the Sanford Ink Company in 1940. Sanford was purchased by Newell Company in 1992.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Sanford Corporation
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 6 1/4 in x 7 1/8 in; 15.875 cm x 18.0975 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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