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Women in Armour Creamery, processing eggs, Fargo, N.D.
Women in Armour Creamery, processing eggs, Fargo, N.D.
TitleWomen in Armour Creamery, processing eggs, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1932-10
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionLarge group of women, dressed in white dresses and caps, seated on stools at tables working with eggs. There are pails on the tables.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWork Life
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Eggs
Interiors
Industry
Factories
Pails
Employment
Employees
Tables
Stools
Subject (LCSH)Creameries
Organization NameArmour Creameries (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - N.P. Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - N.P. Avenue - 1100 block
Decade1930-1939
Item Number2023.71.2
Negative Number2023.J5
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"The upper scene shows operations in the egg breaking department at Armour Creameries Fargo plant. Hundreds of dozens of eggs are broken in this department daily in the egg breaking season. The yolks are separated from the whites and then placed in separate receptacles for freezing. Girls in the foreground may be seen smelling the eggs after breaking. Any taint of bad odor is sufficient to keep the egg from going into the strictly fresh egg can." - caption with similar image printed in Fargo Forum & Daily Republican, Oct. 20, 1932, p. 10.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Armour Creameries building address was 1102 N.P Avenue, Fargo, N.D. The egg sorting room was located on the second floor in the southwest corner.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/912
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.71.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000696
Original SourceNegative
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