|Title||Burlap web press at Bemis Bag Co., Seattle, November 30, 1926 |
|Photographer||DePue Morgan & Co. |
|Caption||The Bemis Bag Company was founded in St. Louis, Missouri in 1858. By the early 20th century, the company operated eight bag factories in various parts of the United States, including Seattle, making burlap and cotton bags for grain, flour, feed and many other products. The company is still in the packaging business.|
This photo shows a burlap web press inside the Bemis Bag Co. factory, located in an industrial area just south of the downtown business district.
|Notes||Handwritten on verso: Press #24 Burlap Web. Nov 30 1926. Fred Haarman - Pressman. Dorothy Rinaldo -- Hemmer Operator. DePue Morgan & Co Inc. Seattle Have this negative.|
Handwritten on scrapbook page: DePue Morgan Co. have negatives.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Factories--Washington (State)--Seattle; Industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Presses--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bemis Company |
|Personal Names||Haarman, Fred|
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||19188.8.131.52 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Bemis Bag Company Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original print as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |