Chocolate Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate end is imprinted with “Hershey’s Chocolate and Cocoa, Guaranteed Absolutely Pure.” The Hershey Chocolate Company was founded by Milton Hershey in 1894 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In 1900, Hershey’s production of milk chocolate began in earnest. Through Hershey’s new methods of mass-production, milk chocolate became affordable to the public for the first time.
Location
Currently not on view
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
referenced business
The Hershey Company
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 6 1/2 in x 14 in; 16.51 cm x 35.56 cm
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Object Name
crate label
ID Number
1979.0441.363
catalog number
1979.0441.363
accession number
1979.0441