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Material Information

Title:
United Fruit Company Photographs
Physical Description:
0.42 : (1.00 box) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
United Fruit Company

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Banana trade -- South America -- History   ( lcsh )
Hospitals -- Panama -- Bocas del Toro   ( lcsh )
Genre:
ead   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Scope and Content:
Collection consists of one, unbound scrapbook of black and white photographs of United Fruit Company’s banana plantations and workers.  Also included are black and white photographs of villages, people, buildings, and homes in Guatemala, Honduras, Antigua, and the United States.
Preferred Citation:
United Fruit Company Photographs, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Biographical:
In 1899, the Boston Fruit Company and the Snyder Banana Company merged to create United Fruit Company, which controlled 75% of the banana market in the United States. That same year, United Fruit Company also acquired seven independent companies in Honduras. In addition to their monopoly of the banana trade, United Fruit Company owned International Railways of Central America and helped to establish a pioneer medical center, Hospital Point in Panama. In 1970, United Fruit Company merged with AMK Corporation and was renamed United Brands Company, until 1984, when it became Chiquita Brands International.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at [url=http://www.copyright.gov/%C2%A0]http://www.copyright.gov/[/url]for more information.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - U26
usfldc handle - u29.105-u26-ead
System ID:
SFS0031922:00001


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Tampa, FL, 33620-5400
URL: http://www.lib.usf.edu/
Email: rbernard@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-1622
Fax: 813-396-9006
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Guide to the United Fruit Company Photographs
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URL: http://www.lib.usf.edu/
Email: rbernard@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-1622
Fax: 813-396-9006
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In 1899, the Boston Fruit Company and the Snyder Banana Company merged to create United Fruit Company, which controlled 75% of the banana market in the United States. That same year, United Fruit Company also acquired seven independent companies in Honduras. In addition to their monopoly of the banana trade, United Fruit Company owned International Railways of Central America and helped to establish a pioneer medical center, Hospital Point in Panama. In 1970, United Fruit Company merged with AMK Corporation and was renamed United Brands Company, until 1984, when it became Chiquita Brands International.
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In 1899, the Boston Fruit Company and the Snyder Banana Company merged to create United Fruit Company, which controlled 75% of the banana market in the United States.  That same year, United Fruit Company also acquired seven independent companies in Honduras.  In addition to their monopoly of the banana trade, United Fruit Company owned International Railways of Central America and helped to establish a pioneer medical center, Hospital Point in Panama.  In 1970, United Fruit Company merged with AMK Corporation and was renamed United Brands Company, until 1984, when it became Chiquita Brands International.
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Topical Term:
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Hospitals -- Panama -- Bocas del Toro
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Conditions Governing Access:
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Preferred Citation:
United Fruit Company Photographs, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Related Materials:
Standard Fruit & Steamship Co. records, Manuscripts Collection 653, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118
Information about related materials is available at http://specialcollections.tulane.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=84
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Arrangement of Materials:
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Collection consists of one, unbound scrapbook of black and white photographs of United Fruit Companys banana plantations and workers.  Also included are black and white photographs of villages, people, buildings, and homes in Guatemala, Honduras, Antigua, and the United States.
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