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Conservation: Rendering of household fats.

Image ID: 1260428

Conservation: Rendering of household fats.  [[African American man bagging finished meat scrap at a fat r...] (February 1943)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Conservation: Rendering of household fats.

Alternate Title

: [African American man bagging finished meat scrap at a fat rendering plant, February 1943.]


: Palmer, Alfred T. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: February 1943


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.


: 29203


: Original negative #: D-9065; Caption on back: "Bagging finished meat scrap at a fat rendering plant. This material, made from cracklings produced in the rendering of waste household fats, is used as animal food. It contains 50% of proteins, free fatty acids, some grease and waste ash. It is important in that it aids directly in the raising of animals used for human food. (February 1943)"


: Occupations. / War industry. / War industry workers [men].


: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260428

Record ID

: 612848

Digital Item Published

: 5-10-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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