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This article, printed in the Ogden Examiner, details Gustav Becker's trip to California. Mr. Becker's article is full of praises for Californian industry and agriculture. Two columns of the article are dedicated to Gustav's analysis of the proposed…
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This scrapbook page has two documents on it. The document on the left is an entry sheet and score card for the Idaho-Utah Sportsmen's Association. The article on the right announces that Gustav Becker has offered his Ogden plant to President Wilson.…
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This is a photograph of the renovations of the Becker Brewing and Malting Factory. The original factory was made of wood and local stone. However, in the early 1900s the Becker's invested in building a new factory made of brick. This image shows the…
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This is a photograph of Gustav Becker taking aim and sighting down his rifle. Mr. Becker was widely praised for his ability as a marksman. Here he is wearing his shooting vest adorned with various awards and medals. This photograph was taken in the…
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This image shows Gustav Becker firing his rifle at the custom made gun chimes. John M. Browning invented the chimes for Gustav in the 1920s. This device was used to make music by rapidly firing bullets at the different white boxes. Mr. Becker used…
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This photograph features Gustav Becker (center, wearing white) giving a speech to the Ogden Chapter of the American Legion. Gustav was an outspoken advocate for the American Legion and often hosted events for the organization at his brewery.
SCACAINEMSS31AddenSer03Bx004Fd09Item003.pdf
This contract is an agreement between the Becker Brewing and Malting Company and G. F. Thompson regarding the establishment of an Ogden tied-house. A tied-house was established when the proprietor of a bar or saloon agreed to exclusively serve the…
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This contract outlines an agreement between Gustav L. Becker and Isaac Treger about the establishment of a tied-house. A tied-house was a saloon or bar where a brewery supplied capital and funds to open the establishment. In exchange for the loan,…
SCACAINEMSS31AddenSer03Bx004Fd08.pdf
This series of documents comes from a folder of material regarding the liquidation of the Becker Products Company in the 1970s. The folder belonged to Marjorie Seeger. These documents include financial notes, company minute meetings from 1959 and…
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This advertisement for Becker's Uinta Club Beer depicts the image of a cowboy roping a steer. The ad features the advertising phrase, "you know that life is robust when you rope a runnin' steer; Makes you think of all the gusto in a glass of Becker's…
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This advertisement for Becker's American Pilsner features a photograph of Wild Bill Cody's Wild West Show with a bottle of Becker's and the illustration of a cowboy imposed over the photo. It also includes the slogan "Out West it's Beckers."