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Finding aid of the Clair A. Weast Collection
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Box 1


1.1: Biographical Material, 1931-1996


1.2: Oral Histories. 1998 conversation. 2005 transcribed interview.


1.3: Patents, Diet Plans, Articles, and Lesson Plans, c.1955


1.4: Photographs, 1950s, 1960s, c.1995

Scope and Content Note

Tillie Lewis Foods plant and employees ( Tillie Lewis, Al Leiser, L.E. Vaugh, Claude Young, Sal Jacobson, Al Sider, Jody Spring, Miriam Lewis, Matthew Lewis, Wagonheim, Al Heiser), Weast and his daughter Edith, stove/refrigerator, and tasti-diet labels.

1.5.1-5: Slide show of Tillie Lewis Foods, c.1955 – c.1975

Scope and Content Note

Original show designed to show foods from crops to canning. Includes images of Flotill Inc plants, food processing, Paraguay and Australia operations.

1.6.1-3: California Missions slides, c.1955 – c.1975

Scope and Content Note

Includes images of Spanish missions throughout California and Baja California, Mexico (Bautista, Capistrano, Carmel, Dolores, Gabriel, Inez, San Antonio de Pala, Purisima, San Antonio, San Fernando, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Ray, San Raphael, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Soledad, Sonoma, Ventura, Descanso, Guadalupe, San Miguel, Santa Domingo, Santa Tomas, San Vincente).