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The Negro in the slaughtering and meat-packing industry in Chicago

Alma Herbst

The Negro in the slaughtering and meat-packing industry in Chicago

by Alma Herbst

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Employment,
    • Meat industry and trade -- Illinois -- Chicago,
    • African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago,
    • Labor and laboring classes -- Illinois -- Chicago,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Stockyards

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alma Herbst.
      SeriesHart, Schaffner & Marx prize essays., LII
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.8 .H52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 182 p.
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6279686M
      LC Control Number32025147
      OCLC/WorldCa3856897

      Photo, Print, Drawing Chicago - Meat Packing Industry - Swift & Co.'s Packing House: killing hogs, shackling pen and wheel Enlarge [ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ].   Upton Sinclair, Whose Muckraking Changed the Meat Industry. T President Theodore Roosevelt signed two historic bills aimed at regulating the food and drug industries into.

      In the book History of Wages in the United States from Colonial Times to , Table B-4 shows carpenter wages for for twelve major U.S. cities. The table spans pages Cement industry job wages and hours, Average earnings by occupation and districts. Pay for overtime and work on Sundays. Bulletin of the United States Author: Marie Concannon. Meat Packing Companies in Chicago on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Meat Packers Equipment & Supplies in Chicago, IL.

        An example of the kind of housing in which the Rudkus family probably found themselves in "Packingtown" (Chicago, c. ). Men slaughtering cows at one of the packing houses. Cows being slaughtered on the killing floors at one of the packing houses. Other articles where Slaughtering is discussed: Temple Grandin: pain and fear from the slaughtering process. Her designs enabled workers to move animals without frightening them. She also maintained that her acute visualization could be harnessed in making design decisions regarding other matters. For example, she said that she never would have located backup .


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The Negro in the Slaughtering and Meat-Packing Industry in Chicago. Herbst, Alma. Format Book Published Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin company, Language English Series Hart, Schaffner & Marx Prize Essays. LII The negro in the slaughtering and meat-packing industry in Chicago, a.

: Negro in the Slaughtering and Meat Packing Industry in Chicago (American Labor Series) (): Alma Herbst: BooksCited by: The Jungle is a novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (–).

Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.

His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance socialism in the United : Upton Sinclair. African Americans > Employment > Illinois > Chicago. Meat industry and trade > Illinois > Chicago.

Stockyards > Illinois > Chicago. The Negro in the Slaughtering and Meat Packing Industry in Chicago [Alma Herbst, Edwin F. Gay, John B. Clark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Preface By Wesley C. Cited by: The negro in Chicago: a study of race relations and a race riot, Published: () Packing them in: an archaeology of environmental racism in Chicago, / by: Washington, Sylvia Hood, Published: ().

The meat packing industry handles the slaughtering, processing, packaging, and distribution of meat from animals such as cattle, pigs, sheep and other livestock. Poultry is generally not included.

This greater part of the entire meat industry is primarily focused on producing meat for human consumption, but it also yields a variety of by-products including hides, feathers, dried.

Cattle are first led into a narrow alley and stunned by a blow on the head, in a packing plant in Austin, Minnesota, (via Library of Congress) Heads of. How Chicago's Slaughterhouse Spectacles Paved The Way For Big Meat: The Salt Opened inChicago's Union Stock Yard was the greatest livestock market the world had seen.

Tourists watched. Photo, Print, Drawing Chicago - Meat Packing Industry: dressing beef, slaughtering floor, Swift & Co.'s Packing House Enlarge [ digital file from b&w film copy neg.

The Negro in the Slaughtering and Meat-Packing Industry in Chicago (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., ), by Alma Herbst (page images at HathiTrust); The Negro is a Man: A Reply to Professor Charles Carroll's Book "The Negro is a Beast, or, In the Image of God" (Tifton, GA: Armistead and Vickers, ), by W.

Armistead (page images at HathiTrust). InUpton Sinclair's novel "The Jungle" uncovered harrowing conditions inside America's meat packing plants and initiated a period of transformation in the nation's meat industry. When it was published in serial form init was a full third longer than the censored, commercial edition published in book form the following year.

That expurgated commercial edition edited out much of the ethnic flavor of the original, as well as some of the goriest descriptions of the meat-packing industry and much of Sinclair's most. 7. A Negro child may be born to an apparently white couple if one of them had a Negro ancestor.

(False) Only if both parents have Negro blood, and in a considerable degree, can a Negro baby appear. Stories to the contrary are either myths or cases of doubtful paternity.

Women have just as much native intelligence as men. The Jungle, America's most influential proletarian novel, emerged from a seven-week investigation of Chicago's slaughterhouses.

Researching the book inUpton Sinclair interviewed fellow Socialists, settlement house officials, health inspectors, and the workers themselves, who smuggled him into meatpacking plants so he could view conditions firsthand.

In Chicago the Chicago meatpacking industry, along with other industries, began to expand and grow. There was money to be made both at home, as well as overseas. Making profits initially relied upon two major things – – cheap labor, and the absence of any type of regulation. Fresh immigrants, many of them Polish, and an abundance of.

The Negro in the Slaughtering and Meat-Packing Industry in Chicago (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., ), by Alma Herbst (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: United States A Comprehensive View of our Country and Its Resources (), by James D.

McCabe (page images at MOA). "The Jungle," a novel by Upton Sinclair, is full of graphic descriptions of the poor conditions workers and cattle endured in the Chicago meat-packing industry.

Sinclair's book was so moving and troubling that it inspired the establishment of the Food and Drug Administration, a federal agency that is to this day responsible for regulating Author: Esther Lombardi.Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five yearsparticularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulationhave had on workers, animals, and consumers/5.From the Civil War until the s Chicago was the country's largest meatpacking center and the acknowledged headquarters of the industry.

Cattle Pens, Union Stock Yard, cs Europeans brought cattle and hogs to North America, let them forage in the woods, and slaughtered them only as meat was needed.