Chewing Gum Shipping Crate

Chewing Gum Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Beech-Nut brand chewing gum shipped by the Beech-Nut Packing Company of Canajoharie, New York. Beech-Nut was founded in 1890, and produced a variety of food products. In 1910, the company launched its chewing gum brand whose popularity helped them weather the rough economy of the Great Depression.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Beech-Nut Packing Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Canajoharie
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 11 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 31.75 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.274
catalog number
1979.0441.274
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
See more items in
Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object