John Winslow Jones, Portland, ca. 1870
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John Winslow Jones was the nephew of Isaac and Nathan Winslow who invented the sealed canning process. He took over the tin can business and became a canning magnate. Winslow Packing Co. was known for canned corn and owned a patent on corn processing.
- Title: John Winslow Jones, Portland, ca. 1870
- Creation Date: circa 1870
- Subject Date: circa 1870
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Local Code: Coll. 1789
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Portland (Me.) -- Businesses
Jones, J. Winslow--Portrait photographs
Canning & preserving--Maine--Portland
Winslow Packing Company
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