Memories of The Upjohn Company

Welcome to, a place to browse photos and information
 about The Upjohn Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan (1886-1995)

------  Pre-1950s Memories  ------

Large Upjohn Photo Album from the 1930s    NEW
Earliest Upjohn Memories   Picnicking at Brook Lodge
Memories of Brook Lodge   Price Lists: 1886 - 1894 - 1928
Early New York Office Papers   The Memos of John McColl
Blanche Porter - An Early Employee   The Kalamazoo Office
Manufacturing in 1937   Old Photos of Downtown Upjohn
Photos from the 1930s   The Rockwell Collection
Old Laboratory Instrumentation   Building 38 Photos
Dr Upjohn and his Peonies    NEW

------  1950s and 60s Memories  ------

1950s Portage Site Photos   1950s Unicap Advertising
Upjohn News (1948-1962)   Civil Defense Command Center
Mystery Train Trip in 1958   First Computer System
Bus Service to the Portage Plant   Plan for Residential Development
The Upjohn Company Goes Public   Granny Visits Upjohn
Building 88 Construction   Photos of Upjohn Cafeterias
Upjohn in Disneyland   Humor in Medicine
Shooting at the Portage Plant   Small Cars at Upjohn

60 Years Ago - Chairman's Report on 1954

------  1970s, 80s and 90s Memories  ------

Upjohn Goes to Puerto Rico   The Prostaglandins
New Employees 1970's   1973 Price List
Dedication of Building 298   1980 Kalamazoo Tornado
100th Anniversary in 1986
THE END (1995 Merger with Pharmacia)

------  Groups and Divisions  ------

Control Division   Research Organization
Engineering Division   Upjohn Manufacturing
Upjohn Emergency Squads   Retirement Photos
More Retirement Photos   CPR Division
EH&S   North Haven
International Division   Distribution Centers   NEW
Other Upjohn Photos    

------  Publications  ------

The Better Life   Medicine Designed for Health
Odyssey of Modern Drug Research   Smaller Booklet of the Above
The Equation   The Growing World of Upjohn
A Career with a Future   Inter-Comment (Yellow Pages)
The Intercom Monthly Newsletter   The Overflow
An American Enterprise   Upjohn Phone Book
New Directions   Annual Reports
Overflow - June 1951   (Photos of many company buildings)

------  Videos and Films  ------

Quality of Life, Quality of Work   50th Anniversary of Building 41
History of The Upjohn Company   Journey
Aerial Survey    

------  Other Memories  ------

Values and Practices - endorsed by Ted Cooper and Larry Hoff

Upjohn Award Winners   Other Awards at Upjohn
Employee Handbook   Upjohn Salaries
Service Recognition Items   Random Drug Testing
Postcards - Site - Products - Foldouts   Upjohn Air Force
The Printing Department   Small Upjohn Advertising Items
Public Tours and Museums   Those Alligator Bags
Upjohn Executive Quiz   Christmas Cards and Bonuses
Upjohn Railroad   Offbeat Upjohn Products
Brook Lodge   List of Upjohn Buildings
Upjohn in the Public Museum   Photos from the Mejeurs
Upjohn Metal Tags   1986 Medical Coverage    NEW

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