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Catalog Number 1985-95-72
Accession number 1985-95
Object Name Label
Collection San Jose Master Catalog
Title Easter Brand, Yellow Cling Peaches, California Packing Corporation, San Francisco, California
Date 1925/03/23
Year Range from 1925
Year Range to 1925
Description Easter Brand, Yellow Cling Peaches may have been sold exclusively during the spring. This label features a beautiful illustration of an Easter Lily which are grown and sold in the spring.

The California Packing Corporation (later known as Calpak) was formed in 1916 as the result of the merger of the California Fruit Canners Association, the Central California Canneries, Griffen & Skelley, and the J.K. Armsby Company. California Packing Corporation sold its products under a number of proprietary and distributive labels, including their premium brand, Del Monte. In June 1967, the company name was officially changed to the Del Monte Corporation.

This label was printed by the Muirson Label Company of San José. Located on Stockton Avenue, Muirson was the only label-printing operation in the Santa Clara Valley from its founding in 1914 until its closure in 1970.
Subjects California Packing Corporation
Fruit
Fruit can labels
Fruit industry
Muirson Label Company
Peaches
Lilies
Extent of Description Paper
Credit line Gift of Fred Wool
Search Terms Label Legacy
Cannery Life