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Creator Hansen, Walter
Title Hansen Packing Company Collection
Collection Hansen Packing Company
Date 1900-1940
Extent of Description 1 Box
Collection # PC046
Description This collection contains seven folders of advertisements and miscellaneous meat packing articles. Some of the clippings cover the FERA Workers. It also has a great collection of photos of the Hansen Packing Company which was first established in Butte in 1915 at Timber Butte. It was established by Walter Hansen who built the slaughterhouse at the junction of the Beef Trail and the Rail Spur of the Milwaukee Road.

Notes The collection has a good collection of photographs and miscellaneous documents referring to the business of the meat packing industry
Search Terms Butte History
Hansen Packing Company
Meat Cutting Industry
Beef Trail/Rail Spur Junction
Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)
Works Progress Administration
Work Projects Administration
Level of description Folder
Object ID 1994.046