D. Ghirardelli Co. Photograph Album of Chocolate Manufacturing Process, ca. 1919

Processed by Chris McDonald.
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
1997

D. Ghirardelli Co. Photograph Album of Chocolate Manufacturing Process, ca. 1919

BANC PIC 1992.036 -- ALB

The Bancroft Library



University of California

Berkeley, California 1997
Finding aid and digital representations of archival materials funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    Processed and encoded by:
    California Heritage Digital Image Access Project staff in The Bancroft Library and The Library's Electronic Text Unit
    Digital images processed by:
    The Library Photographic Service
    Finding aid completed:
    October 1996
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California

Collection Summary

Collection Title: D. Ghirardelli Co. Photograph Album of Chocolate Manufacturing Process,
Date: ca. 1919
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1992.036 -- ALB
Creator: Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Extent: 1 album (56 photographic prints, various sizes); 27 x 35 cm. 56 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection stored off-site. Advance notice required for use.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], D. Ghirardelli Co. photograph album of chocolate manufacturing process, BANC PIC 1992.036 --ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The D. Ghirardelli Co. Photograph Album of Chocolate Manufacturing Process was received as a gift from the estate of Dorothy E. Cameron in 1992.

Scope and Content

The D. Ghirardelli Co. Photograph Album of Chocolate Manufacturing Process contains 56 photographic prints taken of the D. Ghirardelli Company chocolate factory in San Francisco circa 1919. The album features views of the factory grounds, machinery, packaging areas, stock rooms, and delivery vehicles, as well as scenes of unidentified factory workers involved in various stages of the chocolate manufacturing process. The album also contains a photograph presumably of Lyle Ghirardelli, and a scene of a company truck at the San Francisco waterfront picturing the Ferry Building in the background.

Container Listing

 

:1 [Factory grounds.]

 

:2 [Factory grounds.]

 

:3 [Factory grounds, seen from south.]

 

:4 [Factory buildings with "Ghirardelli" sign across rooftops. South facade.]

 

:5 [Factory buildings, south facades.]

 

:6 [Factory grounds.]

 

:7 [Factory worker and machinery.]

 

:8 [Factory worker operating machinery.]

 

:9 [Factory worker operating machinery.]

 

:10 [Factory workers in canning area.]

 

:11 [Factory worker at cocoa table.]

 

:12 [Factory worker operating machinery.]

 

:13 [Factory machinery.]

 

:14 [Factory workers operating machinery.]

 

:15 [Factory machinery.]

 

:16 [Factory worker operating machinery.]

 

:17 [Factory machinery.]

 

:18 [Factory workers. Making chocolate bars?]

 

:19 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:20 [Factory workers making chocolate bars.]

 

:21 [Stock area.]

 

:22 [Factory workers and machinery.]

 

:23 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:24 [Factory workers at cocoa tables.]

 

:25 [Factory workers at machinery.]

 

:26 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:27 [Unidentified man at desk.]

 

:28 [Factory workers in stock area.]

 

:29 [Factory worker operating machinery.]

 

:30 [Factory workers in canning area.]

 

:31 [Factory workers making chocolate bars.]

 

:32 [D. Lyle Ghirardelli, company president 1922-1944. Son of Domingo Ghirardelli, Jr. (Identified by Sidney Lawrence.)]

 

:33 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:34 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:35 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:36 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:37 [Stock area.]

 

:38 [Factory workers in packaging area.]

 

:39 [Factory workers in canning area.]

 

:40 [Workers in sales office?]

 

:41 [Factory workers and machinery.]

 

:42 [Factory workers at tables.]

 

:43 [Factory worker loading barrels.]

 

:44 [Factory machinery.]

 

:45 [Factory machinery.]

 

:46 [Factory worker at table.]

 

:47 [Factory worker with barrels.]

 

:48 [Factory machinery.]

 

:49 [Factory machinery.]

 

:50 [D. Ghirardelli Company horse wagon outside factory.]

 

:51 [Factory buildings, seen from south.]

 

:52 May 3, 1919. [D. Ghirardelli Company truck at pier 16. Ferry Building in background.]

 

:53 [D. Ghirardelli Company truck outside factory.]

 

:54 1882. [D. Ghirardelli & Sons Eagle Chocolate Factory.]

 

:55 [Factory machinery.]

 

:56 [Factory machinery.]