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Catalog Number RG4218.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG4218 Fairmont Foods Company (Omaha, Neb.)
Title Fairmont Foods Company (Omaha, Neb.)
Description The Fairmont Creamery at Fairmont, Nebraska, was founded in 1884. It was renamed Fairmont Foods in 1948. This collection relates to the operation of Fairmont Foods Company, its factories, distribution centers, employees, and stockholders.

This collection consists of approximately 250 photographic prints showing the Fairmont Creamery and Fairmont Food's buildings and employees, as well as the company's various products. Many photographs show the factory in Omaha, Nebraska, ca.1920s, with milk cans on the dock and delivery trucks waiting to be loaded. An early 1900s photograph shows a horse-drawn wagon waiting at the loading dock. Product photographs show packaged items in the grocery store and poultry being processed at the factory. Warehouse districts in New York, ca.1920s, and exterior shots of factories throughout the United States are also included.
Date 1904-1981
Date Range from 1904
Date Range to 1981
Place USA: Nebraska (Douglas), Omaha
Subjects American Financial Corporation (Ohio)
Fairmont Creamery (Neb.)
U. Totem Convenience Store
Dairy products industry--Nebraska--Fairmont
Dairying--Nebraska
Food industry and trade--Nebraska--Omaha
Creameries--Nebraska--Fairmont
Factories--United States
Dairy products
Ice cream
Milk
Cheese
Industry--Nebraska
Search Terms Omaha (Neb.)
Houston (Tex.)
Fairmont (Neb.)
Crete (Neb.)
Alliance (Neb.)
Crawford (Neb.)
Grand Island (Neb.)
Lincoln (Neb.)
North Platte (Neb.)
Scottsbluff (Neb.)
North Dakota