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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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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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Free Theatre! (Courtesy of Uncle Sam)

All photos taken by the Works Progress Administration of the Federal Theatre Project, ca. 1937 Dawn at a Park. This trailer truck, holding a complete theater, is drawn to a New York park for one of the Works Progress Administration … Continue reading

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