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Catalog Number 1121-057_0751
Title PLANT OF SAVANNAH SUGAR REFINING CORPORATION
Collection 1121-057, V. & J. Duncan Postcard Collection
Description "PLANT OF SAVANNAH SUGAR REFINING CORPORATION"

This colorized postcard depicts the Savannah Sugar Refining Corporation sugar refining plant. On the back is printed: "This modern sugar refinery is located at Port Wentworth, Ga., six miles Northwest of the City of Savannah, on U. S. Highway No. 17"
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1964
Object Name Postcard
Notes the Savannah Sugar Refining Corp. opened in July on 1917. The company name was changed to 'Savannah Foods & Industries' in 1970 and was acquired by Sunaid Food Products in 1980 (savannahnow.com/latest-news/local/2008-02-07/savannah-sugar-refinery-timeline#)
Source V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Credit line Courtesy of City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives on behalf of V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Copyright Copyright has not been assigned to the City of Savannah. All requests for permission to publish or quote from the collections must be submitted in writing to the Research Library & Municipal Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the City of Savannah as owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Online Finding Aid http://www.savannahga.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4354