Cheese Shipping Crate

Cheese Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained Tillamook whole milk cheddar cheese that was made by the Tillamook County Creamery Association of Tillamook, Oregon during the early 20th century. The Tillamook County Creamery Association was founded in 1909 as a co-operative between the smaller cheese makers in the county.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Tillamook County Creamery Association
Place Made
United States: Oregon, Tillamook
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 13 5/8 in x 15 7/8 in; 34.6075 cm x 40.3225 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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