Milk Shipping Crate

Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This is an end panel of a Borden’s Milk shipping crate. Gail Borden Jr. patented his method for producing condensed milk by vacuum in 1856 and established the New York Condensed Milk Company in 1857. Borden is also renowned for establishing the “Dairyman’s Ten Commandments,” which were health and cleanliness standards that dairy farms had to adhere to in order to supply Borden with milk.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Borden Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
crate label: 10 in x 16 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 41.91 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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