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Cattle Driven to Slaughter

SUMMARY From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A herd of long-horn cattle being driven through the Chicago stock yard gates to the slaughter house, where 280 of the animals are killed every hour of the day. Part of the "Erie Railroad Series" (Edison films catalog): The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures. (p. 23) CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43405. Camera, William Heise? Filmed ca. June or July 1897, in Chicago, Illinois. SUBJECTS Cattle--Illinois--Chicago. Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago. Cattle trade--Illinois--Chicago. Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago. Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago. Longhorn cattle--Illinois--Chicago. Actuality RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Heise, William, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID edmp.0034
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