Sea Clams Shipping Crate

Sea Clams Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Pioneer Brand Minced Sea Clams packed by the Pioneer Packing Company of Aberdeen, Washington during the early 20th century. The crate side has the companies motto “Don’t be a clam…but eat them!” at the top along with two starfish on the bottom corners. The crate contained 48 11-ounce tins.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Pioneer Packing Co.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Aberdeen
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 in x 11 in; 20.32 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.276
catalog number
1979.0441.276
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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