Memories of The Upjohn Company

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------  Pre-1950s Memories  ------

Earliest Memories   W.E.Upjohn Photos & Articles
Blanche Porter - An Early Employee   Price Lists: 1886 - 1894 - 1928
Early New York Office Papers   Early Photos of Executives
Upjohn Patents   The Memos of John McColl
Life & Purposes of W.E.Upjohn   Photo Album from the 1930s
Manufacturing in 1937   Photos of the Kalamazoo site
More 1930s Photos   The Norman Rockwell Paintings
Early Lab Instruments   The Kalamazoo Office 1930s
Citrocarbonate   Dr Upjohn and his Peonies
Flights of Dr. Richard Light   Early Upjohn Letterhead
Military Support in World Wars I/II   Manufacturing Expansion Report
The Portage Road Project   Building 41 Construction
Planned Residential Development   Other Portage Construction
Photos of Many Buildings   Building 38 Photos
Warehouses on N. Pitcher St.    

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

1950s Portage Site Photos   Downtown Demolition in 1953
1953 in Summary   Civil Defense Command Center
Mystery Train Trip in 1958   First Computer System
Bus Service to the Portage Plant   Dale Robertson Visits Upjohn
Upjohn News (1948-1962)   Introduction of the Mix-O-Vial
The Upjohn Company Goes Public   Granny Visits Upjohn
Building 88 Construction   More on Building 88
Upjohn in Disneyland   The Brain and The Cell
Shooting at the Portage Plant   Small Cars at Upjohn
Photos of Cafeterias   Mycitracin

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

Values and Practices - endorsed by Ted Cooper and Larry Hoff
Upjohn Goes to Puerto Rico   The Prostaglandins
New Employee Photos 1970's   1973 Price List
Dedication of Building 298   1980 Kalamazoo Tornado
Building 41 Vital Statistics   Building 88 Facts
1986 Medical Coverage   Upjohn Salaries
Centennial Celebration in 1986
Vanilla - For Employees Use Only
Employee Handbook   Random Drug Testing
Executive Quiz   Shining Your Shoes
Photos from the Mejeurs   My Years at Upjohn
++++  THE END (P&U Merger in 1995)  ++++

------  Groups and Divisions  ------

Brook Lodge   Control
CPR (Plastics)   Distribution Centers
EH&S   Emergency Squads
Engineering   Healthcare Services
International   Manufacturing
North Haven   Printing Department
Research   Advertising and Sales
Retirement Photos   More Retirement Photos

------  Publications  ------

The Overflow   Humor in Medicine
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   The Yellow Pages
The Intercom   Executive Etiquette
An American Enterprise   Phone Books
New Directions   Annual Reports
This is Upjohn   A Century of Caring
Upjohn Recipes   Martha Parfet Book "Keep The Quality Up"

------  Videos and Films  ------

Industry for Health   Manufacturing 1940s
Construction of the Portage Site   We, The Upjohn Company
Physical Fitness and
Good Health
  Understanding Stresses and Strains
Kalamazoo Aerial Survey   The Greatest Good
Control Division   A Century of Caring
1986 Upjohn History Presentation   More Centennial Videos
Upjohn at 100 Years and Counting   Upjohn Today
A Tribute to Ted Cooper   History of The Upjohn Company
Quality of Life, Quality of Work   Journey (P&U Merger)

------  Other Memories  ------

Upjohn Products 1886-1950   Company Timeline
Upjohn Awards   Other Awards
Service Recognition Items   List of Buildings
Postcards - Site - Products - Foldouts   Upjohn Air Force
Public Tours and Museums   Those Alligator Bags
Advertising Items   Christmas Cards and Bonuses
Upjohn Railroad   Interesting Products
Upjohn in the Public Museum   Other Photos
Badges, Tags and Seals   Retirement Plan
Stock Photos   Upjohn Disneyland Exhibit
Upjohn Logos    

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