canneries-1993-101-38

Cannery workers, c. 1905.

Cannery workers, c. 1905 (1993-101-38) Early women cannery workers. This image shows the beginnings of mechanization in the factory. The women are working with the fruit by hand, with crates of cans below or next to their workstations. Filled cans are carried out of the work area on a small conveyor belt. Photo by Tucker Studio. Courtesy of History San Jose.

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