Employee Moving Boxes of H. J. Heinz Cream of Tomato Soup, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1920

Summary

Before complete mechanization of the manufacturing process, many tasks at the Heinz factory were done by hand. The H. J. Heinz Company documented the many departments of the manufacturing process through photographs. This photograph shows an employee moving boxes. These boxes were possibly heading for the shipping dock to be loaded onto a train or truck.

Before complete mechanization of the manufacturing process, many tasks at the Heinz factory were done by hand. The H. J. Heinz Company documented the many departments of the manufacturing process through photographs. This photograph shows an employee moving boxes. These boxes were possibly heading for the shipping dock to be loaded onto a train or truck.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1920

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

53.41.334

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of H.J. Heinz Co.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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