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Stockyards

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Description: Elevated view of cattle pens at Chicago stockyards.
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Pasta Factory

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Description: Workers pose with racks of fresh pasta drying in the sun in Naples, Italy.
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Candy Maker

Date: October 11 1981
Description: Jim Niemann decorates dipped chocolates at his family's business, Niemann's Home Made Chocolate Shop.
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Sausage Factory

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Description: Workers at the Oscar Mayer Sausage Kitchen put Yellow Band Wieners on smoke house racks.
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Stunning Cattle

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Description: A packing house worker demonstrates the revolutionary Thor air-powered cattle stunner that was called the first successful pneumatic stunning tool for the...
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Meat Packing

Date: August 30 1965
Description: Workers are filling orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.
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Group of Women Canvassers of the Oscar Mayer Company

Date: October 19 1940
Description: Group portrait of a group of Oscar Mayer canvassers posing in front of the Camp Randall Memorial Arch. They are all wearing uniforms and holding baskets of...
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Oscar Mayer & Co. Sausage Kitchen

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Description: Elevated view of about 29 employees manufacturing sausages at the Oscar Mayer & Co. plant. Caption reads: "This view of the sparkling Sausage Kitchen at Os...
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Oscar Mayer & Co. Sliced Bacon Department

Date: January 1949
Description: Women preparing sliced bacon at the Oscar Mayer & Co. plant in Madison. At least fifteen women are working, most most of them wearing headscarves. Caption...
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Oscar Mayer Company Laboratory

Date: 1938
Description: Two man and one woman are working in the laboratory of the Oscar Mayer Company plant. In the foreground the woman is writing in a book at a desk with a tel...
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Canning Factory

Date: 1977
Description: Slightly elevated view of women who are working processing corn on a canning assembly line at the Fall River Canning Company. They are wearing aprons and g...

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