Archive of 30 original photographs taken at Franz Bakery, circa 1935

Portland, OR: N.p., Circa 1935. Vintage leatherbound photograph album containing 30 photographs of Franz Bakery of Portland, Oregon, circa 1935. Photographs stamped by two local photography studios (Columbia Commercial Studio and Angelus Commercial Studio) on the versos.

A comprehensive document of the daily operations of Franz Bakery, with many shots of both the bakery's exterior (with the company's then-slogan, "The Home of Butter-Nut—'The Bread Supreme,'" proudly displayed) and interior. The archive captures nearly every possible view of the industrial operation, including employee offices and canteen, storerooms, the company's fleet of Chevrolet delivery trucks and garage, and of course, the bakery itself. Franz Bakery is still in operation today, and is currently one of the largest bread and pastry manufacturers in the northwest United States.

Photographs approximately 10 x 8 inches, housed in an album measuring 11.5 x 8 inches. Album and contents generally Near Fine, with the occasional hint of fading.

[Book #155213]