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Filling Cans of Beans by Hand
Date:
1898
Creator:
N/A
Collection #:
A.1994.0155
Process/Size:
Gelatin Silver Print/8" x 10"

Description:
Female employees of H. J. Heinz Co. filling and weighing cans of beans by hand.

Notes:
Beans have always been one of the trademark products of the Heinz company, especially in the United Kingdom. Various styles of baked beans were introduced in the mid to late 1890s, including Oven-Baked Beans with Pork & Tomato Sauce and Oven-Baked Beans Boston Style. The Bean Building was built in Pittsburgh in 1897.

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