You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

This Week in History: A fact for July

Tillie Lewis opens cannery for American-grown Italian tomatoes

July 13, 1935

Tillie Lewis, who introduced Italian tomatoes to America, opened the first cannery owned by a woman on her 34th birthday.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for July." (Viewed on May 25, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/jul/random>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Discover Education Programs

Join our growing community of educators.

view programs

Choose a date