Colgate-Palmolive Company

Title

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Publisher

Lawrence Technological University

Date Created

December 5, 2018

Alternative Title or Name

Toilet Articles Building

Creator

Albert Kahn, Inc.

Creator2

Hedrich Blessing Studio (Photographer)

Creator Nationality

American

Work Type

rooms and spaces

Date

c. 1951

Work Location

Kansas (state)

Kansas City (inhabited place)

Style/Period

Modern (style or period)

Subject

factories (structures)
interior views

Description

Interior view of factory room that appears to hold containers of ingredients with distribution tubes rising up toward the ceiling at Colgate-Palmolive Company, Toilet Articles building in Kansas City, KS, designed by Albert Kahn Associates, completed c. 1951. “The big structure, with a frontage of 365 feet and a width of 165 feet, has a floor area of 19,000 square feet … Constructed at a cost of $4,000,000, the plant continues the company’s expansion program started here after World War II,”—The New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1951.

Reproduction Type

jpeg

Reproduction Source

b/w photograph:

ID Number

LTU-AK-CPP3011

Files

AK- CPP3011.jpg
Date Added
November 13, 2018
Collection
Albert Kahn Collection
Item Type
VRA Core
Tags
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Citation
“Colgate-Palmolive Company,” LTU Digital Images, accessed March 23, 2019, https://ltuimagecollection.omeka.net/items/show/17900.