CEAH Interdisciplinary Series: Dr. Emily Kathryn Morgan presents Picturing Packing: Commercial Visions of the American Meat Industry
|Date/Time:||Friday, 24 Jan 2020 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm|
|Location:||302 Catt Hall|
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In the early-to-mid twentieth century, photography played a key role in shaping public perceptions of industrial-scale meat production in the United States. Meatpacking companies and industry organizations regarded the camera as a trusted and crucial tool for publicizing their activities and promoting their success at generating a ready supply of inexpensive meat for everyday consumption.