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Chicago Stockyards collection, 1890-1970

The Chicago Stockyards, also known as the Union Stockyards, played an integral role in the development of Chicago as the hub of the meat industry. This collection highlights selective aspects of the management and promotional activities of the stockyards.

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Packingtown USA, 1905-1968

The collection contains lantern slides, glass plate negatives, and photographs of the stockyards, Packingtown, neighborhood scenes, strikers, strikebreakers, union members and police. The photographs were used in the film.

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