Meat, from the farmer, to the stock yards, to the meat plant, and beyond. The meat packing industry 80 years ago, supplying meat to the housewives of America. This film made by Swift & Company, shows the stockyard operation in Chicago and elsewhere. An extraordinary time capsule of Swift & Company and Chicago’s Union Stock Yards.

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