Baking Powder Shipping Crate

Baking Powder Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained KC brand baking powder that was manufactured by the Jaques Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois during the early 20th century. The crate contained two dozen 25 ounce cans of baking powder. The company advertised through a popular recipe booklet called “The Cook’s Book.”
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Jaques Mfg. Co.
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 6 3/4 in x 13 in; 17.145 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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