Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

USDA Northwest Cannery Survey Collection, 1914-1915

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes accounting notes, correspondence, financial records, photographs, historical notes and essays, blank forms used in timekeeping and production, and can labels. Roughly half of the information is these records is in the form of "outlines" supplied by the canneries or by Regional Fruit Growers Associations. The survey contains cannery information from the following cities and towns: Albany, Brownsville, Cottage Grove, Corvallis, Creswell, Eugene, Forest Grove, Junction City, Newberg, Springbrook, Woodburn, and Puyallup/Sumner in Washington. The final report generated by this survey is not found in the collection.


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