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Title supplied by cataloger. Typed caption on back: "Scene in one of the 13 large can fruit canneries located in Santa Clara County, California. This cannery, one of several in San Jose, the leading city in the valley, employs 360 persons, mostly women and young girls; handles 4000 40-pound boxes of fruit per day, and its warehouse capacity is 100,000 cases of 24 quart cans per case. In size and other respects it is typical of the other canneries in this valley." Written in pen on back: "Fruit cannery - Peaches San Jose, Santa Clara Co., California." Stamped on back: "This photograph is our file copy do not mutilate it. Please return as soon as possible Philadelphia Commercial Museum." Written on back: "V-1717." Written in pencil on back: "neg no 24723." Stamped on back: "San Jose Chamber of Commerce." Stamped on back: "San Jose Commercial Photo Studio 97 So. 1 - St." Women and men at work in one of the largest fruit canneries, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California , General Subjects Photography Collection, PC-GS-Agriculture-Food Processing #3: Women in Factories , California Historical Society, PC-GS_00284
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Agriculture Food industry and trade Food processing plants Canned fruit industry Peach industry Women in the food industry Women cannery workers