October 29, 2022

Cudahy Packing Company (South Omaha, Neb.) [RG1605.AM]


RG1605.AM: Cudahy Packing Company (South Omaha, Nebraska)

Letter: 1903, 1929, 1956-1958
South Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska: Meat packer
Size: Four items


This collection consists of four items. The first item is a letter dated December 15, 1903, written by E.A. Cudahy of the Cudahy Packing Company of South Omaha, Nebraska, to Congressman W.J. Smith. In it, Cudahy asks Smith to vote against Senate Bill No. 1261, a bill which pertained to insurance. (1993.0424)

The second item is a history of the Cudahy Packing Company (4 pages) and the meat packing industry in general (7 pages). Also included with the history is a cover letter from the Cudahy Packing Company to Mrs. Fred DeWeese. (Transferred from the Library)  The third item is an advertisement for Rex Brand extract of beef produced by the Cudahy Packing Company, and the fourth item is the February, 1929 issue of “The Spotlight,” published monthly by and for the employees of the company.



  1. Letter, 1903, December 15
  2. History of Cudahy Packing Company and meat packing industry
  3. Advertisement – Rex Brand extract of beef
  4. “The Spotlight,” February, 1929


Subject headings:

Cudahy Packing Company (South Omaha, Nebraska)
Cudahy, Edward A., 1860-1941
Douglas County (Nebraska) — Businesses
Meat industry and trade — Nebraska
South Omaha (Nebraska) — Businesses


AIP/ksa 03-1995
Revised TMM 12-31-2009

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