J. Wiss & Sons Co.
Employee Pictures: Groups and At Work

A collection of group pictures and employees at work. Numerous 8×10 photos of employees at work exist in the archives at the The New Jersey Historical Society. None are here, due to the difficulty in getting copies of items in their archives.

Employee Groups

Foremen Group Photo thumbnail All Employees Circa Early 1870s. Date is assumed as Jacob is first row left. He became ill in 1875 and his eldest son took over. [Picture is currently out for restoration.]
employee group 1964 Employee Group Circa 1964
eemployee-group-June-1966 Employee Group June 1966. With men identified in legend.

Employees At Work

dog-in-treadmill thumbnail Dog in Treadmill. Dog power was used to sharpen shears when Jacob Wiss started his cutlery business. This rendering was produced by an artist at The Newark Evening News.
setting screw and final adjustment thumbnail Setting screw in scissors and final adjustment. Steve Powers of Bloomfield, NJ. May 1966.
Pinking Shears Manufactured May-16-1966 1964 Pinking Shears Being Manufactured. Inspecting, wiping and packaging for shipment. May 16, 1966.

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