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Shellfish Shipping Crate

Shellfish Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained shellfish packed and shipped by the Haines Oyster Company of Seattle, Washington during the early 20th century. Founded in 1892, the Haines Oyster Company was one of the oldest wholesale shellfish farmers in the Pacific Northwest.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Haines Oyster Co.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
overall: 7 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 56.1975 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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"I have a galvanized tote with handles & a lid that say's Property of Haines Oyster Company Seattle Wa., if anyone is interested."

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