soldiers unloading meat

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Collection Henry Tyriver
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print on tan card stock of soldiers unloading meat from box car. Inscribed: "Camp Harvey Wis. March 5, 1898"
Event Spanish American War
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Outdoor view of soldiers unloading meat from a Winona & St. Peter RR refrigerator car. A Cudahy Brothers Meat Packing sign is pasted to the side. Three civilian men in butcherss aprons with knives and cleavers are standing in the door. One with a soldier holds a slab of bacon, while two others hold a large mess pan full of meat. A commissary sergeant is at center supervises and Quartermaster Julius Nemitz stands at far right.
Object ID P2004.24.10
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Nemitz, Julius A.
Place Milwaukee, WI
Print size 6" x 8"
Subjects Group Photographs
National Guard
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
Railroad cars
Railroad refrigerator cars
Meat cutting
Meat industry
Military rations
Title soldiers unloading meat
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