Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

Owens-Illinois Glass Company (14 total)

This collection of photographs, documents, and a glass catalog relates to the history of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company in Alton. They were loaned to us by the Alton Museum of History and Art to digitize.

  • Collection: Owens-Illinois Glass Company
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Proposed Design for Souvenir Glassware for the Alton Plant Centennial<br /><br />
This hand drawing is of a proposed design for a souvenir glass for the centennial of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company in July 1973. The design includes gold leaf and the company's logo. 1973 November 15, 2016
Wicker Room Crew at Owens-Illinois Glass Factory The Wicker Room Crew (23 females 9 males) standing outside of the factory featuring glass bottles with wicker tightly woven around them. Unknown November 15, 2016
Worker at Owens-Illinois Glass Factory in 1973 Photograph of a worker using glass-making machinery at the Owens-Illinois factory. June 25, 1973 November 15, 2016
Workers Inside Owens-Illinois Glass Factory Groups of workers at a series of work stations at Illinois Glass Co. factory in Alton, Illinois in 1909 1909 November 15, 2016