Deadwood History – Artifact of the Day

by | Sep 10, 2018 | Deadwood History Artifact of the Day | 0 comments

Object Name
Crate, Shipping

Other Name
The Adams Company Coffee Crate

Description
Rectangular solid shape made of tongue and groove wood planks. Top has larger section of wood plank forming a lid with two perpendicular supports across top that end with two small hinges near back. Hinges and joint covered in plain cotton fabric scrap. Top center has a rectangular white label which partially reads, “ONE POUND NET WEIGHT / NUMBER 120 / PREFERRED STOCK BRAND / COFFEE / THE ADAMS COMPANY / DEADWOOD, S.D.”. Written over top in black is,”XMAS Decorations”. The front and back have larger full size labels in red, yellow, and blue. Text on labels reads, “QUALITY GUARANTEED / NUMBER 120 / BRAND / COFFEE / PACKED EXPRESSLY FOR / The ADAMS COMPANY / WHOLESALE GROCERS, / DEADWOOD, S.D.”. One label has black colored pencil writing reads, “XMAS / Trim”. One side stamped with black stencil writing reading, “THE ADAMS CO / DEADWOOD S. DAK.” which is crossed out and upside down writing reading, “.W. CRAWFORD / ALBION MONT. / BELLE FOURCHE”.

Collection
Adams Museum Collection


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