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Abattoir at Montmartre Pont au change drawn by A. Pugin ; engraved by H. Wallis

Abattoir at Montmartre Pont au change drawn by A. Pugin ; engraved by ...

Prints show, on the top, slaughterhouses with livestock in the foreground at Montmartre, with men trying to drive the animals toward the buildings; and on the bottom, a bridge, the Pont au Change, spanning the ... More

The death chamber

The death chamber

Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 2, no. 38 (1856 Aug. 30), p. 189 (top).

The death chamber

The death chamber

Slaughterhouse scene with man killing pigs with sledgehammer, as other men bleed, and clean the pig's bodies, Cincinnati, Ohio. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 162 (1860 Feb. 4), p. 72.

Parcs a bestiaux (cattle yard) [A view of the Chicago stockyards]

Parcs a bestiaux (cattle yard) [A view of the Chicago stockyards]

Photograph shows a slightly elevated view of cattle in stockyards. Photo in Frignet and Carrey, Etats-Unis d'Amerique: les Etats du North-West et Chicago (Paris, 1871) - F484.5.F7. Title from item.

Sticking hogs, Armour's great packing house, Union Stock Yards, Chicago, U.S.A.

Sticking hogs, Armour's great packing house, Union Stock Yards, Chicag...

23370Y2 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman. Title also in Spanish.

Filling skins, sausage department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.

Filling skins, sausage department, Armour's great packing house, Chica...

Men and boys stuffing sausage skins at table. 2353y2 U.S. Copyright Office. Title also in Spanish.

Chopping meat, sausage department, Armour's Chicago, U.S.A. = Picadero de carne, Departamento de salchichas, Gran casa de envase de Armour, Chicago, E.U. de A.

Chopping meat, sausage department, Armour's Chicago, U.S.A. = Picadero...

Stereograph shows man standing by a huge meat grinder stirring vat of ground meat; on the floor are buckets of ground meat. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman. Title from item.

The mince meat department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.

The mince meat department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S....

Woman and men weighing and packing mince meat at table. 2364y1 U.S. Copyright Office. Title also in Spanish.

The City beef department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.

The City beef department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A...

2367Y U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

The sausage department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.

The sausage department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.

Men and boys stuffing sausage skins at two tables. 2358y1 U.S. Copyright Office. Title also in Spanish.

Boucherie, Rue Christine

Boucherie, Rue Christine

Front of butcher shop with hanging meat, Paris, France. In portfolio: 20 photographs by Eugène Atget, 1856-1927. New York : Berenice Abbott, 1956, no. 17.

Chicago stock yards

Chicago stock yards

Photograph shows men standing along fence watching cattle in stockyard pens. Title from item.

Panoramic picture illustrating the pork industry

Panoramic picture illustrating the pork industry

87628 U.S. Copyright Office Photographer's address: 2701 Indiana Ave., Chicago. Made from seven separate images of different scenes. Serial no. 1. Copyright deposit; Geo. R. Lawrence Co.; July 6, 1900; DLC/PP-1900:30420.

Panoramic picture of Armour & Co.'s General Office, Union Stock Yards, Chicago

Panoramic picture of Armour & Co.'s General Office, Union Stock Yards,...

D76312 U.S. Copyright Office Photographer's address: 2701 Indiana Ave., Chicago. Copyright deposit; Geo. R. Lawrence Co.; April 11, 1900; DLC/PP-1900:30419.

Panoramic picture illustrating the beef industry, 1900

Panoramic picture illustrating the beef industry, 1900

D76302 U.S. Copyright Office Photographer's address: 2701 Indiana Ave., Chicago. Made from six separate images of different scenes. Copyright deposit; Geo. R. Lawrence Co.; April 11, 1900; DLC/PP-1900:30418.

Cattle for export at Pensacola, Fla

Cattle for export at Pensacola, Fla

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). "593-G" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016286. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Slaughter house, Caracas, Venezuela

Slaughter house, Caracas, Venezuela

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 09258. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The other side / J.S. Pughe.

The other side / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a large group of happy animals gathered around a sign that states "Meeting to thank the Meat Trust for raising prices". There is a bull standing on a platform, addressing the gathering. Title... More

As to the beef trust / Keppler.

As to the beef trust / Keppler.

Illustration shows Puck offering a large axe labeled "Repeal of Beef Tariff" to Philander C. Knox who is holding a tiny sling-shot labeled "Sherman Anti-Trust Law"; standing in the background is a large bull la... More

Sugar trust. Herald (N.Y.) April 26, '02

Sugar trust. Herald (N.Y.) April 26, '02

Cartoon shows a group of Senators looking at fireworks "Beef trust Ignus Fatuous" as the head of the American Sugar Refining Company Henry Osborne Havemeyer watches from atop a pile of bags of sugar trust profi... More

Meat wagon, Havana, Cuba

Meat wagon, Havana, Cuba

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016760. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Ready for the next / Keppler.

Ready for the next / Keppler.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as a matador wiping the blood off his sword after dispatching a bull labeled "Beef Trust" in a bullring with a portly man labeled "Monoply" anxiously leaning over the wall. Title fr... More

Farmers at the cattle fair, Killarney, Ireland

Farmers at the cattle fair, Killarney, Ireland

H57175 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by C.L. Wasson.

The way of the transgressor is-- / J.S.P.

The way of the transgressor is-- / J.S.P.

Illustration shows a large bull labeled "Beef Trust" wearing a crown, sitting on its haunches, with its front hooves crushing a "Cattle Raiser" and a "Consumer"; a jester labeled "Anti-Trust Laws" is flogging i... More

Saint bovine / Kep.

Saint bovine / Kep.

Illustration shows James R. Garfield, Commissioner of Corporations, as an artist with a large painting of a bull as "Saint Bovine" sitting on a cornucopia overflowing with cuts of meat. Title from item. Caption... More

Watch the professor

Watch the professor

Illustration shows an oversized man labeled "Beef Trust", with skeleton face, performing a magic trick on a stage by taking "Diseased Livestock" and pushing them through a tube labeled "Packingtown" to produce ... More

For he's a jolly good fellow

For he's a jolly good fellow

Man representing railroads at left with paper, "A few little amendments to the rate bill"; bull at right with cleaver, "Beef trusts" and bag labeled "U.S. to pay $3,000,000 for inspection"; man in center probab... More

The real packingtown-- if you let the packers tell it / L.M. Glackens T.G.

The real packingtown-- if you let the packers tell it / L.M. Glackens ...

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon about the meat packing industry showing how livestock is treated before being slaughtered and sent to the butcher. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 59, no. 1531 (1906 J... More

[The meat market] / CH [monogram].

[The meat market] / CH [monogram].

Illustration shows a butcher labeled "The Beef Trust" standing behind a counter in a butcher shop, around him are meat products labeled "Potted Poison, Chemical Corn Beef, Bob Veal Chicken, Tuberculosis Lard, D... More

Bird's-eye view of Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Ill.,  U.S.A.
Noon Hour Meal at an Indianapolis Packing House, Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Noon Hour Meal at an Indianapolis Packing House, Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 77. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs D... More

Noon Hour at an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Noon Hour at an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 108. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Noon Hour at an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Noon Hour at an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 100. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Noon Hour, Indianapolis Meat packing House, Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Noon Hour, Indianapolis Meat packing House, Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopp...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 98. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs D... More

[Hog scraping rail, Armour's Packing Plant, Chicago, U.S.A.]

[Hog scraping rail, Armour's Packing Plant, Chicago, U.S.A.]

J134791 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Kelley & Chadwick.

"Everybody welcome," reception room of Armours Packing Plant, 100,000 visitors annually, Chicago, U.S.A.

"Everybody welcome," reception room of Armours Packing Plant, 100,000 ...

Group of people on tour in Armour plant. J134788 U.S. Copyright Office.

[Beef cutting machine, Armour's, Union Stock Yards, Chicago, U.S.A.]

[Beef cutting machine, Armour's, Union Stock Yards, Chicago, U.S.A.]

J134783 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Kelley & Chadwick.

[Labeling cans of the "Veribest" products in Armour's Packing Plant, Chicago, U.S.A.]

[Labeling cans of the "Veribest" products in Armour's Packing Plant, C...

J134796 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Kelley & Chadwick.

[In the heart of the Great Union Stock Yards, Chicago, U.S.A.]

[In the heart of the Great Union Stock Yards, Chicago, U.S.A.]

J134811 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from caption card and item. Copyright, 1909, by Kelley & Chadwick.

Southern Stock Yards Corp., Richmond, Va.

Southern Stock Yards Corp., Richmond, Va.

H127831 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; April 21, 1909; DLC/PP-1909:43815. Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O.

[Dressing beef on great moving platform in Armour's modern plant, Chicago, U.S.A.]

[Dressing beef on great moving platform in Armour's modern plant, Chic...

J134787 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Kelley & Chadwick.

Slicing bacon

Slicing bacon

Probably related to negatives D420-2718, and D420-2782 to D420-2790. Detroit Publishing Co. no. K 2791. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

As a lamb to the slaughter / Photo by George Brayton, Boston.

As a lamb to the slaughter / Photo by George Brayton, Boston.

Shohet and other packing-house employees slaughtering a lamb. J186038 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Mass. Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals.

Tweedledee and Tweedledum / Keppler.

Tweedledee and Tweedledum / Keppler.

Illustration shows a large, possibly conjoined figure labeled "Meat Trust" sitting on a building labeled "Packing House"; the more benevolent half, facing left, is offering advice to a man labeled "Farmer", and... More

All depends on the point of view Naughton

All depends on the point of view Naughton

Title from item. Published in the Duluth News Tribune. (DLC/PP-1980:81.39) Exhibited: "Echoes of the Great War : American Experiences of WW I" in the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, ... More

An 11 year old delivery boy for an Opelika meat market. Location: Opelika, Alabama

An 11 year old delivery boy for an Opelika meat market. Location: Opel...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 3823. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Union stock yards panorama, South Omaha

Union stock yards panorama, South Omaha

J218517 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Bee Publishing Co.; September 18, 1916.

Miss Edith C. Strauss

Miss Edith C. Strauss

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from caption list. Caption from caption list: Miss Edith C. Strauss, director of womens activities in... More

Kandt-Domann Farmstead, Smokehouse, State Route 3, Hope, Dickinson County, KS

Kandt-Domann Farmstead, Smokehouse, State Route 3, Hope, Dickinson Cou...

See HABS No. KS-42 for written data. Survey number: HABS KS-42-H Building/structure dates: ca. 1925 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1981 Demolished

The Fort Worth stock yards and Swift Packing House, Texas

The Fort Worth stock yards and Swift Packing House, Texas

J281476 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 26574.

Shipment of 50 cars of cattle from White Pine County, Nevada

Shipment of 50 cars of cattle from White Pine County, Nevada

Photograph shows train pulling 50 cars across the plains. Copyright 1927 by J. W. Walker, Ely, Nev. No. 7012. Title from item.

Making link sausages with the aid of machines which stuff ten feet per second, Chicago, Ill.

Making link sausages with the aid of machines which stuff ten feet per...

J291362 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 29347 No. 144.

Anaconda Historic District, Electric Light Building, 101-103 Main Street, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT

Anaconda Historic District, Electric Light Building, 101-103 Main Stre...

Significance: This two-story brick office building has cast-iron storefronts on both the Main Street and Commercial Avenue facades. A corbelled brick cornice also continues around from the west to the north fa... More

Mumma Farm, Smokehouse, Smoketown Road, Sharpsburg, Washington County, MD

Mumma Farm, Smokehouse, Smoketown Road, Sharpsburg, Washington County,...

Significance: The Smokehouse is a small, square, vernacular outbuilding, constructed at an unknown date in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. The walls were built of horizontal log construction, r... More

Lowndes Taylor Smokehouse, 937 Pottstown Pike (West Goshen Township), West Chester, Chester County, PA

Lowndes Taylor Smokehouse, 937 Pottstown Pike (West Goshen Township), ...

Survey number: HABS PA-1100-B Building/structure dates: ca. 1820 Initial Construction

Hause Smokehouse, State Route 401 (East Nantmeal Township), East Nantmeal, Chester County, PA

Hause Smokehouse, State Route 401 (East Nantmeal Township), East Nantm...

Significance: This structure, erected c. 1815, represents a typical early 19th century log smokehouse. Survey number: HABS PA-1206 Building/structure dates: ca. 1815 Initial Construction

[Butcher holding slab of beef in a meat locker]

[Butcher holding slab of beef in a meat locker]

Image from Look photographic assignment with title: Chicago city of contrasts. Frame 5 of a contact sheet. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Racks of meat in cold storage in a meat locker]

[Racks of meat in cold storage in a meat locker]

Title devised by Library staff. Image from Look photographic assignment with title: Chicago city of contrasts. Frame 4 of contact sheet. Forms part of: LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

The Line Waiting for Pay in an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

The Line Waiting for Pay in an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 104. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

The Line Waiting for Pay in an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

The Line Waiting for Pay in an Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Aug. 1...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 104. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Stock yards, Kansas City, Mo.

Stock yards, Kansas City, Mo.

H128112 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; W. H. Jones; June 7, 1909. Copyright claimant's address: Kansas City, Mo.

Stock yards, Kansas City, Mo.

Stock yards, Kansas City, Mo.

H128112 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; W. H. Jones; June 7, 1909. Copyright claimant's address: Kansas City, Mo.

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

West Penn Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad, spanning Allegheny River, Pit...

Significance: Built to provide railroad access to Washington's Landing, the bridge has become a signature bridge in Pittsburgh. The elegant double intersection Pratt truss frames a dramatic view of Pittsburgh a... More

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