The Oscar Mayer Company

The Oscar Mayer Company opened its doors as a butcher shop in Chicago in 1883. Led by three generations, it became a major national brand over the course of Twentieth century. Here is an address to a meat packing conference by the second Oscar.

America's Meat Packing Industry

Mayer, Oscar G., America’s Meat Packing Industry, a Brief Survey of its Development and Economics.  Princeton, NJ: Newcomen Society. 1939. Regenstein collection: HD9415.M45.