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World Radio Day

Lewis Hine (1874-1940), [Skilled cabinet maker assembling two key rails for radio cabinet, RCA Victor Plant, Camden, New Jersey], 1937 (951.1975) Man working in a RCA Victor Plant. Cabinet-making photographs. Radio cabinet. Cabinet assembler – assembling waist (front and ends … Continue reading

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“Take Me Out to the Ball Game”

Lewis Hine, Playground in tenement alley, New York, 1909 (2006.55.10) “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” performed by Harvey Hindermeyer in 1908, written by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer, 1908. William Adams Bibbins, [Norfolk Colored Stars], ca. 1910 … Continue reading

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“You’ve Got a Friend”

Vu, Radio, September 14, 1932 (2007.84.61) Lewis Hine, [Highly-skilled worker testing radio frequency alignment and making final test of chassis, RCA Victor, Camden, New Jersey], 1936-37 (957.1975) Man working in a RCA Victor Plant. Final Inspector – testing radio frequency … Continue reading

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“There’s Spring in the Air…”

Charles Hoff, [Brooklyn Dodgers Training Camp, Bear Mountain, New York], 1945 (2013.6.15) Dodgers in training at Bear Mountain. Under direction of the coach “Chuck” Dressen the Brooklyn Dodgers undergo their first outdoor calisthenic drill at Bear Mountain. Text typed on … Continue reading

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Labor Day Week: Making glass bottles and glass door knobs

Lewis Wickes Hine, [Blowers in green glass monkey shop, T.C. Wheaton Company, Millville, New Jersey], March 26, 1937 (906.1975) Millville, New Jersey – Glass bottles. T.C. Wheaton Co. Green glass monkey shop. This shows the set-up of a green glass … Continue reading

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Labor Day Week: Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll

Lewis Wickes Hine, [Unskilled workers cutting rubber and feeding, Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll, Easthampton, Massachusetts], 1936-37 (775.1975) Lewis Wickes Hine, [Worker stripping rubber bodies off core-bars, Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll, Easthampton, Massachusetts], December 1936 … Continue reading

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Labor Day Week: Lewhine

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), The superintendent and one of the spinners, Catawba Cotton Mills, Newton, North Carolina. Others smaller still. Ten boys and girls this size and smaller out of a force of 40 employees, December 1908 Child Labor Victory … Continue reading

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Water is Work

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), [Worker soaking silk skeins in boiled water to free it of gum, Madison Silk Company in Barnert Mills, Paterson, New Jersey], March 1937, (856.1975) Henry Ries (1917-2004), Restoration of Ancient Books, September 1948 (354.1990) Henri Cartier-Bresson … Continue reading

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A few photos made in, or near, Pittsburgh

Todd Webb (1905-2000), Looking towards Pittsburgh, 1948 (189.1983) Todd Webb (1905-2000), Street scene and steel mill, Pittsburgh, 1948 (190.1983) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), Workers leaving at 3 P.M shift at Pittsburgh, PA plant, 1936 (1662.2005) W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978), [Factory interior … Continue reading

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Wishing you a fruitful labor day

Lewis Hine, [Worker pressing rubber bodies, Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll, Easthampton, Massachusetts, December 1936 (778.1975) Lewis Hine, [Worker stripping bodies off core-bars, Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll, Easthampton, Massachusetts, December 1936 (777.1975) Lewis Hine, [Worker … Continue reading

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