August 1941. Coffee County, Alabama. "Painless killer in action. Food for Defense program -- Enterprise FSA canning and dressing station. Photographs show Farm Security Administration cooperative cannery and hatchery. Baby chicks hatched, chicks in a brooder, crates of chickens being weighed for marketing. Slaughtered chickens hanging up next to 'painless killer.' Electric plucking machines. Scalding and dressing chickens before putting in chilling room. Wrapped and frozen poultry ready for market and delivery to Craig Field, Army air training station at Selma." Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the FSA.
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