Materials primarily document the work environment and social spaces for many of the plant and factory workers. Subjects include female employees engaged in work; machinery used for transporting bags of green coffee into the warehouse, controlled roasting, vacuum packing, and granulation control; trucks; company cafeteria; and exhibits for employees. The architectural design, construction, and outside views of the Edgewater plant are also found among these materials. The materials are arranged in chronological order.
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Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records, 1856-1989, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian.