Workers at the Corning Glass Company

ID: SIA2011-0505 or 32047-E

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Ruel P. Tolman Collection, 1909-1964, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N."

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Summary

Workers shown at the Corning Glass Works factory, a manufacturer of glass and ceramic products for industrial, scientific and technical uses, at Corning, New York, at various tasks. One man sits with glass objects piled up and individually laid out.

Subject

  • Corning Glass Works
  • Corning Incorporated

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • For other images of Corning Glass Works, see Neg. #s SIA2011-0492 through SIA2011-0509 and SIA2011-0515 through SIA2011-0523.
  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, artist, curator and later Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Ruel P. Tolman Collection, 1909-1964, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N."

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1935

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Manufacturing industries
  • Glass
  • Plant layout
  • Factories
  • New York (State)
  • Manufacturing

Place

  • Corning (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Interior

ID Number

SIA2011-0505 or 32047-E

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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