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A spinner in the Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. Dec. 3/08. Witness, Sara R. Hine.  Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Frank F. Gibson, 1305 Linden St. Western Union Telegraph Co. Messenger No. 7. 14 years of age. 1 year in service. Visits houses of prostitution. Guides soldiers to segregated district. Smokes. Still at school and works from 8:30 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Investigator, Edward F. Brown.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Louis [i.e. Lewis] W. Hine, May, 1910.
Carefully trained women inspectors check and inspect cargo transport innerwings before they are assembled on the fuselage, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.
American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, Long Beach, Calif. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo
Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Calif.
Santa Fe R.R. locomotive shops, Topeka, Kansas
Gus Worke, a farmer who came from Germany 40 years ago, Southington, Conn.
C & NW RR; locomotives in the roundhouse at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.
C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa
[Printing press of Joducus Badius with three workers in shop]

[Printing press of Joducus Badius with three workers in shop]

Illus. in: Epistolae / Gullaume Bude. Parisiis : Venudantur in officina I. Baddii, 1520. Ref. copy in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 12.

[Gentleman with two Negro workers bowing over grave]

[Gentleman with two Negro workers bowing over grave]

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Branstard, J.

William Berryman - [Workers in evaporation ponds at saltworks, Jamaica]
To the temperance workers of Ohio. [n. d.].

To the temperance workers of Ohio. [n. d.].

Temperance. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 138, Folder 27.

[African American workers standing on railroad tracks in front of a storage facility, possibly at Giesboro cavalry depot]
[Tents, possibly used by workers at Giesboro cavalry depot] (Andrew J. Russel)
[Workers constructing a wood building] (Andrew J. Russel)
[Two railroad construction workers hammer track as third construction worker watches]

[Two railroad construction workers hammer track as third construction ...

No. 66 (handwritten) and 2566 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... More

[Railroad construction workers straightening track] (Andrew J. Russel)

[Railroad construction workers straightening track] (Andrew J. Russel)

No. 65 (handwritten) and 2565 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... More

[Railroad construction workers holding track] (Andrew J. Russel)

[Railroad construction workers holding track] (Andrew J. Russel)

No. 64 (handwritten) and 2564 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... More

[Railroad construction workers] (Andrew J. Russel)

[Railroad construction workers] (Andrew J. Russel)

No. 63 (handwritten) and 2563 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... More

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Reaping]

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Rea...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1866 Oct. 20), p. 72, no. 5. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption... More

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Weeding]
[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Threshing]

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Thr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1866 Oct. 20), p. 72, no. 6. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption... More

View of a battle, during a railroad workers' strike in Chicago, 1877. Soldiers on horseback, with swords, in crowd of fighting workers.

View of a battle, during a railroad workers' strike in Chicago, 1877. ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1877 Aug. 11. Reference copy may be in LOT 4403. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Hist.; Strikes 1877; Shelf.

[Coachman forming initial letter "W"]

[Coachman forming initial letter "W"]

Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Life magazine.

[The barracks of the dock workers]

[The barracks of the dock workers]

Workers barracks at the great dock of the Imperial Naval Arsenal. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 21. No. 48. In album: Naval personnel, the Imperial Naval Arse... More

[Street scene in Javanese Village showing workers, Paris Exposition, 1889]
[Native workers in Javanese Village, Paris Exposition, 1889]
Tammany "workers" at the polls in Pell Street, New York - the beginning of a free fight / W.A. Rogers.

Tammany "workers" at the polls in Pell Street, New York - the beginnin...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1889 Nov. 16, p. 920.

[Group of ten workers posed by palm trees, Saigon, South Vietnam]

[Group of ten workers posed by palm trees, Saigon, South Vietnam]

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

Hong Kong--Dock workers - Frank G. Carpenter collection

Hong Kong--Dock workers - Frank G. Carpenter collection

Laborers pulling loaded cart on wharf, Hong Kong. Photo by De Cou. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Copyright by Ewing Galloway, New York.

[Workers grinding and processing the ink used to print paper money at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[Workers grinding and processing the ink used to print paper money at ...

Photograph shows men working on machines powered by steam driven belts. Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Workers moving newly printed currency into a drying box where sheets will dry before the next wetting and printing at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[Workers moving newly printed currency into a drying box where sheets ...

Source: Johnston, Frances Benjamin, "Uncle Sam's Money," Demorest's Family Magazine, Vol. XXVI: no. 3, January 1890, p. 136. Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Coll... More

Indian workers constructing railway coaches

Indian workers constructing railway coaches

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

[Workers in the postage stamp gumming and drying room in the Stamp Division at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[Workers in the postage stamp gumming and drying room in the Stamp Div...

Photograph shows men and women in the gumming and drying room. Power is provided by steam driven belts. No. 81376. Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (L... More

Nagasaki - workers loading ship with coal

Nagasaki - workers loading ship with coal

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

[Convict railroad workers, Ussuri region, Siberia]
Workers taking mucilaged sheets of postage stamps from the drying box in the gumming and drying room of the Stamp Division at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing

Workers taking mucilaged sheets of postage stamps from the drying box ...

Title devised by Library staff from information on item. Source: Johnston, Frances Benjamin, "Uncle Sam as a Stamp-Maker," Harper's Round Table, Vol. XVI, no. 815, June 11, 1895, p. 604. Forms part of: Frances ... More

[Convict railway workers, Ussuri region, Siberia]

[Convict railway workers, Ussuri region, Siberia]

Title from original negative jacket. Similar to lantern slide (W7-1173) titled: Col. Tashkin receiving petitions of convicts. Photographic print made by LC from Jackson's vintage film negative. Gift; Colorado H... More

[African American workers doing laundry at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[African American workers doing laundry at the Bureau of Engraving & P...

Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Indian workers building railway

Indian workers building railway

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

[Sheds, piles of bricks and workers during construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C., with the U.S. Capitol in the background]
[National Cash Register Company, Dayton, Ohio. Workers garden with pathway before landscaping]

[National Cash Register Company, Dayton, Ohio. Workers garden with pat...

Site History. Landscape: John Charles Olmsted, from 1896. Other: John Henry Patterson was founder of National Cash Register Company. Today: Garden not extant. On slide (handwritten): "NCR 3A." Also, blue star s... More

[National Cash Register Company, Dayton, Ohio. Workers garden before landscaping]

[National Cash Register Company, Dayton, Ohio. Workers garden before l...

Site History. Landscape: John Charles Olmsted, from 1896. Other: John Henry Patterson was founder of National Cash Register Company. Today: Garden not extant. On slide (printed): "Property of National Cash Regi... More

Costumes and characters, etc. Workers in mother-of-pearl
Costumes and characters, etc. Workers in mother-of-pearl / American Colony, Jerusalem.
Locust plague, workers
Former CIO union head listens to testimony before Labor hearings. Washington, D.C., Dec. 13. Homer Martin, President of the United Automobile Workers of America, AF of L faction, photographed this morning as he listened to testimony of Joe Ozanic. Martin was formerly Head of the CIO faction of the Auto Workers Union. He now charged that the NLRB favors the CIO branch of the Union. He is expected to testify in the afternoon session
Red Cross canteen workers in Ancona
Costumes, characters, etc. Workers in mother-of-pearl
Washington, D.C., Dec. 6. A.F. of L. Head William Green and Davod Dubinsky, President of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, attended last night's opening performance of 'Pins and Needles,' the stage production of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union
103 union presidents meet with Green to urge Congress to change WPA wage-hour rates. Washington, D.C., July 12. Leaders of the American Federation of Labor's national and international unions met today to plan methods of persuading Congress to restore old wage and hour rates of pay for WPA workers who now work 130 hours for the same pay they once received for as little as 55 hours a month. Here are Frank Morrison, Secretary-Treasurer of the AF of L, Herbert Rivers, Secretary and Treasurer of the Building and Construction Trades Department, and William Green, President of the AF of L photographed at the meeting this morning
[Coke delivery wagon and workers, Detroit City GasCompany, Mich.]
German Baghdad Railway, 190_. Workers making woodwork for stations E. of Aleppo
Attend 'Pins and Needles' performance. Washington, D.C., Dec. 6. Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, and A.F. of L. President William Green as they at the National Theater last night to attend ' Pins and Needles,' the stage production of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union
California labor relationist charges AF of L fostered labor disturbances to discredit Wagner Act. Washington, D.C., May 9. George C. Kidwell, Director of the California State Department of Industrial Relations, charged today before the Senate Education and Labor Committee that the AF of L had deliberately fostered labor disturbances to discredit the Wagner Act. He said that in Westwood, a California lumber town, CIO members had been driven out by company agents and that in two weeks there was not a member of any union in town. 'In the face of this fact, it is the Labor Board that is charged with thwarting the 'democratic rights of the workers,'' he said
Confer with President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., May 17. Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins and Dr. John R. Steelman, Chief of the mediation service, leaving the White House today after a conference with President Roosevelt. Secretary Perkins insisted that the Harlan, Kentucky, situation was not discussed at the meeting. She did announce at the same time, however, that John L. Connor of the Department of Labor Conciliation Service, had been ordered to Harlan County in an effort to assist settlement of the struggle between the United Mine Workers and Harlan operators
Schwab, greets, ship workers
Workers in colliery machine shop of S. Manchuria R.R., Chien-Chin, Chai
John L. Lewis at United Mine Workers Convention
Woman field workers near Namen, Germany
Plays part in AF of L meet on WPA situation. Washington, D.C., July 12. George Meany, President of the New York State Federation of Labor photographed this morning at the AF of L meeting which was called to urge Congress to rescind the new wage provisions that reduced hourly pay rates for WPA workers and which now has 77-627[?] workers on strike
A.I.C.P. -- Miss Bruere's Women Workers
Labor Secretary and Michigan Governor get together with GMC officials in efforts to settle auto strike. Washington D.C. Shortly following their meeting with labor leaders this afternoon, Secretary of Labor Perkins and the Governor of Michigan Frank Murphy went into a conference with executives of General Motors in efforts to settle the strike of automobile workers. In the photograph, left to right (seated) Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.; President General Motors; Secretary Perkins; Governor Frank Murphy; and William S. Knusdes. Back Row: John Thomas Smith; (left) Chairman Finance Committee, General Motors
Maritime Union pickets U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Washington, D.C., May 17. More than 500 members of the National Maritime Union picketed the U.S. Commerce Department Building today in protest against what they said was indiscriminate issuance of seaman's certificates. Patrick D. Whalen, Chairman of the Baltimore branch of the NMU, said the marine workers had no quarrel with Secretary Hopkins but were directing their picketing against the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation, a division of the Department
Coming under canvas, George the magician and a full supporting cast of wonder workers and funmakers presenting a spectacle rich in scenic and electrical effects surpassing in splendor and magnitude all that has before it.

Coming under canvas, George the magician and a full supporting cast of...

"All Europe marvelled at George, the show which you will never forget ...." "Magician of the kings and the king of magicians." Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Workers, Patriotic Service League
AF of L returned charter of textile workers to seal peace after CIO bolt. Washington, D.C., May 10. AF of L President William Green today returned the AF of L charter to the United Textile Workers Union and appealed to other CIO affiliates to return to the mother group in order that labor unity might again be achieved. 'The door to the House of Labor,' he said, 'is open and we will welcome all unions back.' The ceremony took place before the statue of old-time labor leader Samuel Gompers. Left to right: Frank Morrison, Secretary of the AF of L; Frances Gorman, retiring president of the Textile Union; and President Green
Appears before Senate Unemployment Committee. Washington, D.C., Mar. 14. Contending that the problem of providing for the poverty-stricken workers transcends state lines, Paul S. Taylor of the Univ. of California, outlined a program for federal assistance. The proposed program would provide grants in aid to states for general public assistance. The states would submit to the Social Security Board plans in which adequate provisions for non-residents would be included
President of AF of L Mine Workers Union testifies before Labor hearings. Washington, D.C., Dec. 13. Joe Ozanic, President of the Progressive Mine Workers of America, an AF of L union, testified this morning before the Smith Committee to Investigate the National Labor Relations Board. He is shown here with Tom Halger, of Logan, West Virginia, who atteneded the hearings dressed in his working clothes
U.S. Red Cross workers in Scylla
[Coke delivery wagon and workers, Detroit City Gas Co., Mich.]
2nd annual convention, United Office & Pro[...] Workers of American, Burlington Hotel
UAWU head quizzed by Rep. Dies. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Homer Martin, left, President of the Automobile Workers Union, as he was quizzed today by Rep. Martin Dies, Chairman of the House Committee Investigating Un-American Activities. Martin told the Committee that communists are active in both the CIO and A.F. of L.
Red Cross workers
UAWU leaders urge President to appropriate $130,000,000 for Michigan relief. Washington, D.C., Feb. 1. Led by Homer Martin, President, representatives of the United Automobile Workers Union called at the White House today and urged President Roosevelt to appropriate $130,000,000 for Michigan relief to avoid "mass starvation and mass misery". They also left with the President their recommendations and a statement on employment, unemployment and average wage of workers in the auto industry. Left to right: Richard T. Frankensteen, Vice President; Homer Martin, President; William Munger, Research Director; and W. Jed Louck, Economist
[Group of workers posed with bucket cart outside Leland & Faulconer Manufacturing Co., Detroit, Michigan]

[Group of workers posed with bucket cart outside Leland & Faulconer Ma...

Photo shows men at the foundry and machine shop that produced automobile engines and merged with Cadillac Motor Co. in 1905. In middle row, owner Robert

Costumes, characters, etc. Workers in mother-of-pearl
Before Dies committee. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Homer Martin, President of the Automobile Workers Union, as he appeared before the House Committee Investigating Un-American Activities
Independent union member tells of NLRB's refusal to certify gas workers' organization. Washington, D.C., July 5. Joseph C. Nash, member of the Independent Gas Workers' Union, organized at the Brooklyn Union Gas Co. in New York, described today to the Senate Education and Labor Committee the attempts of his organization to obtain certification from the NLRB, although a petition for certification was filed over a year ago. The board's refusal to grant the petition, he said, could be blamed upon its 'pro- C.I.O. bias.' Senator Allen Ellender read into the record a letter from the union's attorney stating that Nash did not speak for the union, but represented solely himself
Senator McCarran ignores salary increase. Washington, D.C., Jan. 8. Senator Pat McCarran designs a series of conferences with the representatives of organizations of government workers and officials of the Labor Dept. Preparatory to drafting a bill for the salary increases for government employees. photo shows, left to right, W.C. Hushing, National Legislative Representative of the A.F. of L.; Senator Pat McCaran; John P. Frey, President of the Medal Trades Union, of the American Federation of Labor
Government regulation needed to insure Detroit steady supply of milk, Monopoly Committee told. Washington, D.C., May 2. Kenneth L. Vardon, President of the United Dairy Workers Union of Detroit, today told the Temporary National Economic Committee that some form of government regulation must be imposed to insure Detroit a steady supply of milk at a just price to the consumer, the distributor, and the farmer. He charged that the practices of George A. Johnson, independent dealer, serving six per cent of the city, were such that they 'are seriously endangering the supply of fluid milk for Detroit.' Vardon said that Johnson shops with various farmers to get the lowest possible prices but refuses to pay prevailing wage standards
Workers in the vineyards, Germany

Workers in the vineyards, Germany

Women and girls. Stereo copyrighted by C.H. Graves, Phila. (The Universal Photo Art Co.). No. 7024. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Auto strike problem brought to Washington for conference by Governor of Michigan. Washington D.C. In an effort to settle the strike of automobile workers in Detroit, Governor Frank Murphy came to Washington today to confer with Secretary of Labor Perkins and Labor Officials. This picture, made at the Labor Department after a six hour meeting, shows left to right: John L. Lewis, Head of the CIO; Secretary Perkins; Governor Frank Murphy; and James F. Dewey, Conciliator of the Labor Department
[Factory workers assembling engines at Leland & Faulconer Manufacturing Co., Detroit, Mich.]

[Factory workers assembling engines at Leland & Faulconer Manufacturin...

Photo shows men at the foundry and machine shop that produced automobile engines in 1903 and merged with Cadillac Motor Co. in 1905.

Charges that John L. Lewis 'saw to' the discharge of men to coerce workers. Washington, D.C., Dec. 13. Joe Ozanic, International President of the Progressive Mine Workers of America, testified before the Smith Committee investigating the National Labor Relations Board. He charged that John L. Lewis, as President of the United Mine Workers of America, caused the discharge of five men in the Progressive Union, to 'bring pressure' on other employees to leave the Progressive and join the United. 'The United Mine Workers--and if I've got to use the name of the dictator, John Lewis himself--brought pressure on the employees to force them to sign a petition. They refused. He then saw to it that the coal company discharged five men. The others then did sign the petition resigning from the Progressive Union and pledging loyalty to the United. They did it to save their jobs,' he told the committee
AF of L textile workers gird up loins for battle with CIO organizers. Washington, D.C., May 8. R.J. Watt, American Labor Representative of the International Labor Office at Geneva, and Francis J. Gorman, President of the AF of L United Textile Workers discussing plans of a fight against organizing efforts of the CIO in the textile field. The union met today at a convention with Gorman, once active in the CIO until expelled by the UTW executive board, making the opening blast
UAWU leaders urge President to appropriate $130,000,000 for Michigan relief. Washington, D.C., Feb. 1. Led by Homer Martin, President, representatives of the United Automobile Workers Union called at the White House today and urged President Roosevelt to appropriate $130,000,000 for Michigan relief to avoid "mass starvation and mass misery". They also left with the President their recommendations and a statement on employment, unemployment and average wage of workers in the auto industry. Left to right: Richard T. Frankensteen, Vice President; Homer Martin, President; William Munger, Research Director; and W. Jed Louck, Economist
Workers cleaning snow from streets, New York
John Mitchell, national president of the United Mine Workers of America / The Henderson Lithographing Co., Cincinnati, O.

John Mitchell, national president of the United Mine Workers of Americ...

Print shows John Mitchell, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Title from item. Copyrighted 1902 by Adam Wilson, Indianapolis, Ind. Union label appears at bottom center.

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. John Mitchell, President of the UMWA (United Mine Workers of America), arriving in the coal town. His open four-horse carriage is surrounded by a crowd of boys. The driver of the high front seat is wearing a derby hat
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Several American Red Cross workers and some friends posing for a picture at a tent on the encampment grounds where the militia had been called during the coal mining strike
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. 1902. American Red Cross quarters at the military encampment during the strike by the coal miners. Two tents, some stretchers, a horse-drawn ambulance wagon, and a group of the Red Cross workers appear in the picture
Several workers stacking alfalfa near Buzzard Roost Ranch, Dawson County, Nebraska

Several workers stacking alfalfa near Buzzard Roost Ranch, Dawson Coun...

summary: Note: The man driving the sweep with the boy on his lap appears to be either Asian or Mexican original size: 6x8

D.F. Loar and workers stacking alfalfa near the Coleman Ranch, Eddyville, Dawson County, Nebraska.
D.F. Loar and workers stacking alfalfa near the Coleman Ranch, Eddyville, Dawson County, Nebraska.
President Roosevelt speaking before C.T.A.U. delegates and United Mine Workers of America, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Aug. 10, 1905.

President Roosevelt speaking before C.T.A.U. delegates and United Mine...

H 64914 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Sold only by Universal View Co.

Cardinal Gibbons delivering his address to C.T.A.U. delegates and United Mine Workers of America, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Aug. 10, 1905.
SHIPYARD AND NAVY YARD WORKERS AT WHITE HOUSE
John Mitchell addressing C.T.A.U. delegates and the United Mine Workers of America at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Aug. 10, 1905.

John Mitchell addressing C.T.A.U. delegates and the United Mine Worker...

H 64916 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Sold only by Universal View Co.

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