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Title [Procter & Gamble]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date August 22, 1956
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Close-up of two men looking at crates of Sweetex Shortening at the Procter & Gamble plant at Port Ivory, Staten Island. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Proctor [sic] & Gamble / 8/22/56 / Mr. Rogers."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Sweetex, a shortening that was sold in bulk to commercial bakeries, was trademarked by Proctor & Gamble in 1933.
Earliest Date 1956
Latest Date 1956
Subjects Factories
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.5796
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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