Fact vs. Speculation: Finding the Meaning Behind the Westmoreland Slaughterhouse, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, 1859 – 1959

Title

Fact vs. Speculation: Finding the Meaning Behind the Westmoreland Slaughterhouse, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, 1859 – 1959

Description

With Germanic and possibly surviving medieval European culture ways implanted in Pottawatomie County, a shared rural slaughterhouse in early Westmoreland provides clues. From oral accounts only, the author locates the site of the original slaughterhouse and discusses its use as a shared resource by early German farmers in the area. This study contains interviews and photographs.

Creator

Lara Zuk

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2011

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf

Type

Document

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Citation

Lara Zuk, “Fact vs. Speculation: Finding the Meaning Behind the Westmoreland Slaughterhouse, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, 1859 – 1959,” Chapman Center Research Collections, accessed July 7, 2020, https://ccrsresearchcollections.omeka.net/items/show/216.