Tag Archives: New Jersey

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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Labor Day

Sol Libsohn, Iron Worker Rigging a Section of Standpipe, New Jersey, 1948 (240.1983) Esther Bubley, Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge, 1943-50 (244.1983) Harold Corsini, Welder Joins a Pipe During Construction of Refinery, 1943-50 (246.1983)

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All Together Now

Neal Slavin, Staten Island Ferry, Liberty Island, NY, (207.1985.a) Neal Slavin, Holland Tunnel, Jersey City, NJ, (207.1985.l) Neal Slavin, New York City Transit Authority, Brooklyn, NY, (207.1985.i) Neal Slavin, International Twins Association, Muncie, Indiana, (207.1985.d) Neal Slavin, Product Managers, AT&T … Continue reading

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A Century of Photography: 1890

Baumgartner’s Art Studio, (Minna Baumgartner), [Unidentified Man], 1889-90 (1121.1990) James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s House, 1890 (482.2000) James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon. Memorial theatre built by American gold, 1890 (483.2000) James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon. The Church where Shakespeare is entombed, 1890 (484.2000) James Walker, … Continue reading

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Esther Bubley

Esther Bubley (1921-1998), Tailor Shop, Ouro Preto, Brazil, ca. 1956 (47.1998) Esther Bubley (1921-1998), [Untitled], ca. 1940s (133.1983) Esther Bubley (1921-1998), Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge, 1946 (134.1983) Esther Bubley (1921-1998), [Battery of extractors used in the lead determination test, … Continue reading

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A Cat Orchestra

Frank Wendt, [Cat Orchestra], ca. 1900 (2011.47.101) Notes from the Pawnee Bill Show. This season, notwithstanding the bad weather, has been the most prosperous season on our tour. Through the State of Maine we encountered almost incessant rain, and the … Continue reading

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In honor of the 125th anniversary of the death of P. T. Barnum

Frank Wendt (1858 after-1930), Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant, 1905 (2011.42.5) Printed on verso: Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant. Born in Cardiff, Wales; 22 years of age; weighs 350 lbs.; 7 ft., 8 inches in height. Tallest man on earth. … Continue reading

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