Pineapple Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Hawaiian Chief brand sliced pineapple that was packed by the Pearl City Fruit Company Ltd., of Honolulu, Hawaii during the early 20th century. George Lycurgus founded the Pearl City Fruit Company in 1892, and competed with the Hawaiian Fruit and Packing company for packing and shipping pineapples. This crate contained four dozen 11-ounce tins.
Currently not on view
National Museum of American History
referenced business
Pearl City Fruit Co. Ltd.
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 9 in x 10 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 26.67 cm
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Place Made
United States: Hawaii, Oahu, Honolulu
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crate label
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