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Crate Expectations

An Exhibit of Florida Citrus Crate Labels

Between 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.

This colorful exhibit was designed specifically for large open spaces with high ceilings- airports, office building lobbies, libraries, etc. It consists of three free-standing, three-sided towers, 5 feet wide by 12 feet tall.

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Exhibit Specifications

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)

Insurance value: $6,200

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Museum of Florida History
500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
tel 850.245.6400 fax 850.245.6433

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