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Oscar Mayer Freight Car

Date: August 04 1931
Description: Oscar Mayer refrigerated railroad freight car with "Oscar Mayer's Meats of Good Taste" advertisement on the side.
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Casing Department at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 17 1939
Description: Women working in casing department at the Oscar Mayer & Company meat packing plant, 910 Mayer Avenue.
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The Strand Theater

Date: August 11 1927
Description: Elevated view of the Strand Theater located at 16 East Mifflin Street near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue. The marquee reads "Babe Ruth and Anna Q. Nilsson...
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Oscar Mayer and Company

Date: 1950
Description: Exterior view looking west at the front of the Oscar Mayer meat processing plant with a sign on the building which reads "Meat serves everybody".
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Stockyards

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Description: Elevated view of cattle pens at Chicago stockyards.
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War Bonds for Victory Truck

Date: March 20 1943
Description: Oscar Mayer Company truck promoting the purchase of war bonds.
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Butcher Loading Barrels into International Delivery Truck

Date: December 12 1928
Description: Butcher loading wooden barrels into the back of an International delivery truck parked in front of Emery Collette's butcher shop in Ontario, Canada. A grou...
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M.J. Hoven's Meat Market

Date: 1899
Description: Matthew J. Hoven with hands on hips standing in front of M.J. Hoven's Meat Market. A sign on the building reads: "Oyster Depot; Wholesale & Retail". There...
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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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Mural — Lake Scene, Sam's Kosher Deli

Date: February 02 1946
Description: Mural of lake scene by A. Dean Swift, on the left wall of Sam's Kosher Deli, 1511 Monroe Street, showing counter with meat and delicatessen products. Owned...
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Oscar Mayer Salesmen

Date: November 09 1945
Description: Group portrait of Oscar Mayer Company salesmen in front of the loading dock, 910 Mayer Avenue.
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Radio Broadcast Booth at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 16 1945
Description: Four men sitting at a table around WIBA and WIBU radio microphones in the Oscar Mayer broadcast booth.
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Taste Test at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 16 1945
Description: Slightly elevated view of men and women sitting around a table, sampling slices of Oscar Mayer meat products in the Oscar Mayer laboratory. A women in a lo...
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Test Kitchen and Laboratory

Date: October 16 1945
Description: Slightly elevated view of five women workers in an Oscar Mayer Company test kitchen and laboratory. A low wall is separating two women working at desks on...
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Test Kitchen and Laboratory at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 16 1945
Description: Slightly elevated view of five women researchers performing various aspects of food research and related activities in a test kitchen and laboratory at the...
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Calvert Sign and Turkeys at Bluteau's Market

Date: November 22 1944
Description: Bluteau's Drive-In Market, 2418 University Avenue, featuring Calvert Liquor sign and fresh turkeys. Sign reads: "Clear heads choose Calvert."
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Turkeys in Cooler

Date: December 07 1944
Description: Goeden Company, 635-637 University Avenue walk-in cooler, with many turkeys hanging on racks.
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Oscar Mayer and Co. Telephone Operator

Date: January 19 1944
Description: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.
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Oscar Mayer Stockyard Employees

Date: February 18 1944
Description: Group portrait of Oscar Mayer stockyard employees, and one man in a business suit, gathered near the Farm Service Studio in the Oscar Mayer plant, 910 Maye...
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Oscar Mayer Company Cafeteria

Date: October 15 1943
Description: Oscar Mayer Company cafeteria with workers sitting at tables.

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