Willie Shannon eats his lunch in an ice house during a heat wave, June 1948.
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United States bureau inspection at the Cudahy Packing Company – a meat packing company, in Omaha in 1910. The Bureau Inspector assigned to sausage department supervises the entire process of manufacturing. His duties are to know that only clean, sweet and wholesome meats are used, prevent the use of prohibited preservatives and adulterations and look after the sanitation […]
Two men gathering sap in the Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont in 1938. The production of Vermont maple syrup and other maple products is a thriving tradition that signals the arrival of spring in New England. There are only a few regions in the world suitable for maple syrup production. Vermont is, by far, the […]
“Turkey & Trimmings” was filmed by the 9th Italy Combat Camera Unit. The clips show GIs unloading Thanksgiving rations from a truck and examining the frozen turkeys. A cook and WAC cook assistant baste and roast the turkeys and pour gravy into kettles. GIs are then shown getting the turkey and trimmings in the chow line and […]