Meat industry

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Drawings

Undated illustration of the Fowler Packing Company meatpacking plant in the Central Industrial District, adjacent to the Kansas City Stockyards.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Undated aerial view of the Wilson & Co. meatpacking plant in the Armourdale area of Kansas City, Kansas.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph of unidentified men and women with sausages and other meats; meat stamped with "Fowler's" stamp of The Fowler Packing Company.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange, located at the intersection of Genessee and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-northwest from south of 16th Street between Genessee and Wyoming Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter to Mr. & Mrs. Grant Shadbolt of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to J. Creedon of Rochester, New York from his brother.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to W. Mahlberg commenting that there is "plenty of beef here" in Kansas City.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing part of the Packing House District in Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces northwest towards 5th Street in foreground (now replaced by Interstate 70), Central Avenue Viaduct to the left, and Morris & Company Packing House to the right. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Remmer Stickfort of Holland, Iowa.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing the American Royal Building, located just to the north of the intersection of Wyoming Street and the 23rd Street Viaduct (now 23rd Street Trafficway) in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The defunct Wyoming Street is shown in the foreground with the viaduct elevated to the left. This vantage point faces northwest towards downtown Kansas City, Kansas in the background. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. J. Leeper of Ottawa, Kansas.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mary A. Wilcotson of Webb City, Missouri from her daughter Clara.

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