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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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Oscar Mayer Meat Cutter Machine

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Description: An Oscar Mayer employee is arranging pork onto a conveyor belt leading into a cutting machine, which is slicing the ribs. On the machine is a logo which re...
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Oscar Mayer Trimming

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Description: Close-up of an Oscar Mayer employee trimming fat from pork with a large knife. He is wearing an apron, and a cut resistant glove on one of his hands.
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Oscar Mayer Pork Storage

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Description: Two men are handling packaged meat, which have a clipped hanger hook, from a conveyer belt and hanging them onto a vertical rack behind them.
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Oscar Mayer Ham Storage

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Description: Three men are handling packaged hams. They are transferring the hams from a conveyer belt and hanging them onto a vertical rack behind them.
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Oscar Mayer Meat Processing

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Description: Two men are standing on either side of a large meat processing machine. On the far right a man is standing by rough looking contents that are in large meta...
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Oscar Mayer Measuring Filler

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Description: A Harrington Measuring Filler by the Allbright-Nell Co., Chicago, Ill, U.S.A. is dispensing processed meat contents into paper boxes.
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Oscar Mayer Machine

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Description: An individual wearing bib overalls is standing on the far left (out of frame), and controlling a machine by pushing a button with one hand and holding a ho...
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Oscar Mayer Meat Scientist

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Description: A male employee wearing a lab coat and hat is standing in front of an open oven, checking the temperature of a meatloaf with a thermometer.
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Oscar Mayer Sausage Storage

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Description: A room with bologna and braunschweiger sausages hanging from racks which are made of a combination of metal frames and wooden cross bars.
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Oscar Mayer Plant

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Description: View across lawn and parking lot towards the Oscar Mayer plant. A service flag with a large star with the number "1241" is hanging on the side of the build...
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Oscar Mayer Scale Room

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Description: Slightly elevated view of Oscar Mayer employees, men and women, wearing lab coats and hats who are weighing packaged meet on a variety of scales in a large...
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Oscar Mayer Barrels

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Description: View of a room with large wooden barrels stacked and arranged in rows. Between the rows, a series of pipes are coming down from the ceiling. A hose along t...
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Oscar Mayer Ice Making

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Description: View over metal forms towards two men who are using ice picks to move the ice from the forms out onto the floor. Large windows are on the far wall in the b...
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Oscar Mayer Ice Making

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Description: Two men dressed in lab coats and hats are holding pick axes to move ice bricks out from metal containers in the foreground. A line of ice bricks are behind...
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Oscar Mayer Loading Dock

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Description: Men wearing overalls, jackets, hats, and gloves are pushing carts of wooden and cardboard crates which read: "Oscar Mayer, Approved, Fine Foods since 1883,...
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Oscar Mayer Pig Pen

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Description: View of a room full of pigs which are being cooled off by a sprinkler system installed along the indoor pen.
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Ham Roasts Hanging from Racks

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Description: A room full of hams hanging to cure from metal racks suspended from the ceiling. There is salt on the floor. The hams are stamped with "Oscar Mayer Approve...
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Women Packaging Yellow Band Wieners

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Description: Slightly elevated view of four women standing near a conveyor belt and racks of wieners. They are wearing long coats and hats, and are labeling and packing...
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Wiener Indexing/Labeling Machine

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Description: Side view of an Oscar Mayer Wiener wiener indexing and labeling machine, without the attached sorting and holding section. Links of wieners are hanging on...

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