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Identifier: 
exwa_wmup_p-0008273
Title: 
Employee of the Granulation Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date: 
1945-01
Description: 
Male employee working in the Granualation Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo. Employee guides ingredients through a pan-feed comminuting machine. A plaque on the front of the equipment identies the machine as a Fitzpatrick Model D comminuting Mill/Pulverizer. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Subject: 
Upjohn Company
Subject: 
Pharmaceutical industry--Michigan--Kalamazoo
Subject: 
Factories--Equipment and supplies
Subject: 
Male employees--Michigan--Kalamazoo
Subject: 
Drugs--Granulation
Subject: 
Size reduction of materials
Location: 
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
Time Period: 
1940 - 1949
Source: 
3 x 4.75 in. sepia gray print, WMU Photograph Collection, P-0008273
Collection: 
Western Michigan University Regional History Photograph Collection
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Digital Date: 
2020
Rights: 
This material is protected by copyright. Copyright held by Western Michigan University, all rights reserved. For additional information, please contact the Western Michigan University Archives, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Type: 
image
Box Barcode: 
31141024381209