Display Used by the H. J. Heinz Company, Production of a Can of Heinz Baked Beans, circa 1920

Summary

H. J. Heinz took pride in producing superior products. To prove that he had "nothing to hide" in his manufactured food products, Heinz invited visitors to tour his factory in Pittsburgh. One stop along the tour was to the on-site Heinz company museum. This display board, created and displayed at the original museum, showcases the history of one of their most popular items -- baked beans.

H. J. Heinz took pride in producing superior products. To prove that he had "nothing to hide" in his manufactured food products, Heinz invited visitors to tour his factory in Pittsburgh. One stop along the tour was to the on-site Heinz company museum. This display board, created and displayed at the original museum, showcases the history of one of their most popular items -- baked beans.

Artifact

Display board

Date Made

circa 1920

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

53.41.764

Credit

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

Material

Tin (Metal)
Paper (Fiber product)
Glass (Material)
Wood (Plant Material)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 40.5 in

Width: 16.625 in

Length: 1.25 in

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