The First Heinz Tomato Ketchup Shipment of Year for the Bowling Green, Ohio Factory, 1923

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 was taken at the Bowling Green, Ohio factory to document the year's first shipment of ketchup in 1923.

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 was taken at the Bowling Green, Ohio factory to document the year's first shipment of ketchup in 1923.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1923

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

53.41.604

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: 7.8125 in

Width: 9.75 in

Inscriptions

written on back: The first Ketchup of 1923 going into / the Bins at Bowling Green

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