H.J. Heinz : a biography / Quentin R. Skrabec, Jr.

Title: 
H.J. Heinz : a biography / Quentin R. Skrabec, Jr.
Author/Artist: 
Skrabec, Quentin R.
Publisher: 
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2009.
Description: 
ix, 281 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
126954
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
HC102.5.H435S57 2009z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-276) and index.
"Few people know anything at all about the founder of this global brand, H.J. Heinz. Heinz was well known for his humane treatment of his employees, customers, and suppliers. Heinz built a commercial empire by his use of industrialized food processing. This book includes over forty photographs many of which are being published for the first time"--Provided by publisher.
Glass bottles, including Hazel-Atlas: p. 22-24, 91, 140-141, 213-214, 226-227; Bakewell glass: p. 30-31; Ball Brothers Mason jar: p. 153.
Contents: 
Bright skies, dark days --
Beginnings --
Starting life --
A momentous year --
Years of growth --
Europe and expansion --
Pittsburgh industrialist --
The fair, more expansion, new products --
H.J. Heinz's golden years --
The panic of 1907 --
Industrial and Christian sage --
Final years --
A marketing genius --
A pioneer in process management and continuous production --
A new type of capitalism --
Heinz the man --
Legacy.
ISBN: 
9780786441785 (softcover : alk. paper)
078644178X (softcover : alk. paper)