Carstens Packing Company photograph album, 1909  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Carstens Packing Company photograph album
1909 (inclusive)
1 album containing 31 photographs (1 folder)
Collection Number
Photographs of the Carstens Packing Company of Tacoma, Washington a meat packing company
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

Access to original album restricted. Permission of curator required for viewing. Contact Special Collections for more information.

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Album of photographs put out by Carstens Packing Company in 1909. It includes a portrait (probably of the President of the company), overviews of the stockyards and company buildings, the general office, portraits of steers that were shown in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE) in Seattle, work inside the plant--beef being butchered and hanging in the cooler, pigs and sheep being butchered, rendering room, oleo department, lard refinery, salting cellars, smoked meat packing room, sausage making area, shipping dock, machine shop, glue factory, and dining hall. Many of the photographs include women working in the plant.

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Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

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  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)