News Detail

Title

Tuna Canneries' Lasting Legacy

Message

San Diego Union-Tribune-- At its height in the early 1950s, the industry generated $65 million for the local economy — about $550 million in today's dollars, said University of San Diego economist Alan Gin — and employed more than 17,000 workers. Some of the other big names were Premier Packing, Bumble Bee and Van Camp Sea Food. (Full Story)

ContactLiz Harman | news@sandiego.edu | (619) 260-4682