Bridgeville circa 1937 Earns the State Spotlight

The H.P. Cannon & Sons plant in Delaware, owned by Henry Pervis Cannon and sons grew to employ 400 workers by the mid-1930s.

Female workers process string beans at H.P. Cannon & Sons in Bridgeville. Henry Pervis Cannon and his two sons owned the company. By the mid-1930s, the company employed about 400 workers.


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