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EARLY DAYS OF THE CAMPBELL SOUP CO.

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The Campbell Soup Company was started in 1869 by Joseph A. Campbell, a fruit merchant from Bridgeton, New Jersey, and
Abraham Anderson, an icebox manufacturer from South Jersey.

They produced canned tomatoes, vegetables, jellies, soups,
condiments, and minced meats.

 

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Joseph Albert Campbell (May 15, 1817 – March 27, 1900)

 

Dr. John T. Dorrance

Dr. John T. Dorrance, Arthur’s nephew, invented the process
of condensing soup. He became president of the company
until his death in 1930.

 

 


The company wins a bronze medal for product excellence at the
Paris Exposition. The medallion is added to the can label where
it still appears to this day.

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FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG ~

Veterans Can Attend Virtual Events for National Vietnam War Veterans Day - Gold Coast Veterans Foundation

National Vietnam War Veterans Day – ICA Agency Alliance, Inc.

March 29 marks an important, commemorative day for Vietnam War-
era veterans. National Vietnam War Veterans Day came about as the result of the passage of the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act
that was signed into law by President Trump in 2017.

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