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Lewis Wickes Hine, Mechanic at steam pump in electric power house, 1920 (2006.55.9) Robert Capa, [Man pushing cart through muddy tracks, Saarland, France], September 1934 (2412.1992) Estampa, “La ‘Pasionaria’ abre trincheras la misma energia emocionada que esta admirable mujer del … 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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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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