Owens-Illinois, Inc., Company Records, MSS-200

This large collection of records encompasses the entire history of Owens-Illinois, Inc. Included is a large historical bottle collection, as well as photos, annual reports, sales, and marketing catalogs for the various brands owned by Owens-Illinois, Inc.; the personal papers of various Owens-Illinois, Inc. executives; illustrations of various Owens-Illinois, Inc. plants; and audio-visual materials. The collection also includes information pertaining to the numerous companies that have either been incorporated into or created from Owens-Illinois, Inc., including the Owens Bottle Company, Owens Bottle Machine Company, National Container, Libbey-Owens-Ford, and Illinois-Pacific Glass.

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Patent and proprietary medicine
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, R.V. Pierce, M.D., Buffalo, N.Y. The number 30 on bottom
Patent and proprietary medicine
Log Cabin Sarsaparilla, Rochester, N.Y. PAT. Sept. 8 87
Patent medicine bottle
Bonheaur's Foaming Quinine Tonic, The Bonheaur Co., Syracuse, N.Y.
Photographs of Bahamas operations
Photographs of the sugar cane operations on Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, 1969. The efforts of O-I to replace its timber operation with a sugar cane factory in the Bahamas was largely unsuccessful, and ultimately cost the company $22 million.
Photographs of Bahamas operations
Photographs of the sugar cane operations on Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, 1969. The efforts of O-I to replace its timber operation with a sugar cane factory in the Bahamas was largely unsuccessful, and ultimately cost the company $22 million.
Pictorial flask
General MacArthur Keep Them Flying" "God Bless America V 1942.
Pitkin flask
swirl pattern.
Portside and Seagate
View of Portside and the construction sites for Seagate.
Prescription bottle
Bromo Seltzer, Emerson Drug Co., Baltimore.
Prescription ware
Mold A-110, 20 oz. O-I 78 S-B 4
Prescription ware
O-I bottle
Prescription ware
A-6894. PAT. #94767
Prescription ware w/screw on cap
A-4524. Copy B, 7-275B 1
Preserve jar (with probably a patented closure)
Whitall Tatum and Co., Philadelphia, N.Y. Copy B
Press release about the groundbreaking ceremony
A press release about the groundbreaking ceremony. The press release is attached to the back of the photo showing the groundbreakers
Seagate
Aerial view of Seagate. Part of the Briefing Book on Downtown Revitalization authored by John N. Graham
Seagate Four construction site
A view of completed Seagate Four from the Owen-Illinois building.

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