Cannery Life, Del Monte in the Santa Clara Valley

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Mission brand yellow cling peaches label

View a database that includes artifacts, photographs, and documents in the History San José collection which relate to Del Monte Plant #3 in San José, California.

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In Their Own Words

Beatrice and Friends

Learn about Del Monte Plant #3 from the people who worked there.  See videos of former Del Monte employees sharing their memories.

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If you were one of the thousands of people who worked at Del Monte in San José, California, we want to hear your story.  Contact us at research @ with your story, or items from your time at Del Monte that you would like to donate to our collection.