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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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The Future of America: Lewis Hine’s New Deal Photographs

Lewis Wickes Hine, [Worker pressing rubber bodies, Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll, Easthampton, Massachusetts], December 1936 (778.1975) Among the least known but most prescient photographs taken by social documentary photographer Lewis Hine (1874–1940) were those he made as … Continue reading

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Paterson, New Jersey: Lewis Hine’s National Research Project

Lewis Wickes Hine, Paterson, New Jersey, December 1936 After the skeins are taken from the whizzer, they are hung on racks to dry. Lewis Wickes Hine, Paterson, New Jersey, December 1936 Silk skeins on winding creels or swifts. The yarn … Continue reading

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