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Farm produce

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell Soup Company sales department films

Accession: 2021-224

Campbell Soup Company is a processed food manufacturing corporation based in the United States. Founded in 1869, the Campbell Soup Company primarily sold canned vegetables, soups, and other non-perishable items until 1897, when the development of a method to produce flavorful condensed soup propelled the company to one of the largest food corporations in the world. The collection consists of five films produced by the Campbell Soup Company sales department from 1940 through the 1960s, focusing on sales personnel training and company promotions.

Dates: 1940-1966

Charles E. Magoon collection on produce marketing

Accession: 2016-214

Charles E. Magoon (1928-2006) was director of research at the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association (UFFVA), a national organization that represented member growers, shippers, packers, processors, marketers and distributors of fresh produce in the United States. Magoon took a personal interest in the history of the trade. This collection contains approximately 1,500 black and white copy prints of photographs which document the marketing and distribution of produce in the United States from 1880 to 1970.

Dates: 1880-1970

H.S. Mill Canning Company letter book

Accession: 2497

The H.S. Mill Canning Company was a small independent cannery in Springtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The outbound letterpress copybook contains mostly correspondence with customers, suppliers, and the railroads that shipped the company's canned goods.

Dates: 1905-1908

Jasper E. Crane papers

Accession: 1416

Jasper Crane (1881-1969) was an executive with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and a noted Presbyterian layman. Crane's personal papers are primarily concerned with his political activities. This collection consists largely of Crane's correspondence with public officials and conservative organizations, who, like Crane, actively opposed Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and the activist state that emerged from the Second World War.

Dates: 1893-1970

Sun-Maid Raisin Maidens photographs

Accession: 2010-208

The California Associated Raisin Company was established in 1912 as a cooperative business of raisin growers. The company serviced as a packing house for participating raisin growers, where raisins could be stored, processed, packed, and shipped from a centralized location. This small collection consists of six photographs of a group of young women dressed in the costume of the Sun-Maid Raisin Maiden at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, California.

Dates: 1915

W. Elwood Chipman business records

Accession: 0982

W. Elwood Chipman (1893-1977) was a grain, feed, and hardware dealer in Laurel, Delaware, between 1925 and 1961. The collection consists of the business records of Chipman & Penuel (later Elwood Chipman). The records of W. Elwood Chipman's agricultural mercantile business largely consist of ledgers of accounts receivable; sales; orders; purchases; and expenses of produce, sweet potatoes, feed and grain supplies, packaging materials, broiled chickens, and other operational necessities.

Dates: 1925-1961