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Museum of Florida History
500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
tel 850.245.6400 fax 850.245.6433
TREX Coordinator: Drew.Ericson@dos.myflorida.com

Crate Expectations: An Exhibit of Florida Citrus Crate Labels

Crate Expectations: An Exhibit of Florida Citrus Crate Labels, Label: Energy Grand, D.H. Browder, Son & Co., Arcadia, FloridaBetween the late 1800s and the 1960s, colorful paper labels decorated the ends of wooden crates that transported Florida citrus produce to northern markets. These labels not only identified the growers and advertised their product, but also promoted through positive images the “good life” in the Sunshine State. The labels in the exhibit are organized around themes such as history, Indian people, women, children, sports, and music.

Crate Expectations offers a nostalgic look at some of Florida’s most interesting citrus labels.

Pelican Grapefruit and Oranges Citrus Label Miss Florida - Grapefruit - Oranges - Tangerines Citrus Label

General Description
3 easily assembled triangle towers with tension fabric display structures.

Space Required
250 square feet Each exhibit tower is: 5’ W x 12’ H x 5’ D

Shipping Crates
2 cases total

Shipping Weight
185 lbs.

Security Requirements
Limited

Exhibit Rental Fee
$500.00 (for up to 3 months)

Suggested Layout
Illustration not to scale

Illustration not to scale