Heinz, 1903

H.J. Heinz Company Photographs, 18641991, Detre Library & Archives, Senator John Heinz History Center Heinz, 1903
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The H.J. Heinz company was founded in 1888, and by the turn of the century had a vast processing plant on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

Known for progressive employee benefits — especially those for women — Heinz offered free medical care, a swimming pool and gymnasium, weekly manicures, a reading room, classes and lectures. Occasionally, workers enjoyed carriage rides through the city and lunchtime concerts in the courtyard of the main plant. Workers clocked in each day at the small but dramatic Time Office — topped with a rotunda and modeled after Thomas Jefferson’s design for the Library of Congress.


Jennifer McNulty

Pittsburgh Quarterly’s creative director from 2008 through 2017, Jennifer came to Pittsburgh from another steel town — Bethlehem, Pa. She attended Carnegie Mellon University for graphic design, fell in love with the city, graduated and stayed. She also performs across the country, singing and traveling with the Pittsburgh-​based Boilermaker Jazz Band. Jennifer lives in Deutschtown on the North Side with her husband and daughter.

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