Creators

C. H, Poland

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Source Collection

Twentieth century photograph collection, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Identifier

sc.0462.os_005.006

Description

Group of men seated in a room with easels, bunting and stacked cans displaying Libby’s food products, undated (circa 1935). The photographer was C.H. Poland, Memphis. Libby, McNeill and Libby was founded in 1869 in Chicago, Illinois, and produced canned meat. By 1900 the company had expanded to canning fruit and vegetables and in the 1920s it was acquired by Swift and Company. In 1970, it was purchased by Nestlé.

Date Created

6-28-2021

Date

undated

Keywords

Canned foods industry.

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