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William Echtermach Butcher Shop Casselton, N.D.
William Echtermach Butcher Shop Casselton, N.D.
TitleWilliam Echtermach Butcher Shop Casselton, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1904? and 1906
DescriptionThe inside of a butcher shop, there is one male employee standing behind the counter. In front of him is some sausage, there are a few more meat cuts in the background. Behind him is a First National Bank, Casselton, N.D. calendar which says June 14. On the left counter are paper rolls for meat packing, on the wall are more sausages hanging, another calendar, filled to June, and a clock. On the right counter is a Toledo, which says "No Springs, Honest-Weight, " as well as a apron hanging up. The sign on the bottom of the counter says "Armour's 'Star' Bacon." There is sawdust on the floor.
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Butcher shops
Meat industry
Personal NameEchtermach, William
Organization NameMeat Market (Casselton, N.D.)
LocationCasselton (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
Item Number2070.22.13
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
Transcription"Wm Echtermach Butcher Shop, Casselton, Picture about 1904"--Handwritten on back of photograph. "4127 H-IIb"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryWilliam Echtermach was a butcher in Casselton, N.D. in the early 1900s. The exterior of the shop was called the Meat Market.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (2070.22.13)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering Information (701) 282-2822 Cass County Historical Society 1351 West Main Ave. West Fargo, ND 58078
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm20702213
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