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October 16, 2019

Heinz: First Products and an Innovative Factory

By 1898, Heinz’s factory had become the largest food processing facility in the world, built of the finest brick and beautified with stained glass windows. A marvel to visitors, the factory featured all the latest technologies, including one of the first electric ventilation systems in Pittsburgh.

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October 9, 2019

Heinz: Mottoes and 57 Varieties

The most enduring of Heinz's personal mottoes: “To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.”

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August 19, 2019

The Food of Fallingwater: A Look at the Elsie Henderson Papers and Photographs

To see Elsie Henderson’s accomplishments and to listen to her recount her experiences as an untrained cook working for those who many consider to be American royalty is to glance into an evolving society over the span of a century through archival material.

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