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Background imageEmployment Collection: Uniform cap worn by Pullman Porter Philip Henry Logan, 1966. Creator: Unknown

Uniform cap worn by Pullman Porter Philip Henry Logan, 1966. Creator: Unknown
A black cap with metallic braid trim and a label reading PULLMAN PORTER in black. Being a Pullman porter was one of the jobs that helped build the black middle class in America

Background imageEmployment Collection: Crowd outside the closed East India Dock Gates, Poplar, London, 1897

Crowd outside the closed East India Dock Gates, Poplar, London, 1897. Men wait, locked out of the East India Docks, probably during a strike in which the dock workers demanded fair pay

Background imageEmployment Collection: The Bottle, 1847. Artist: George Cruikshank

The Bottle, 1847. Artist: George Cruikshank
The Bottle, 1847; showing an interior domestic scene with the father sitting in front of the fire smoking having been discharged from his employment because of his drunkeness

Background imageEmployment Collection: Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1943. Creator: Gordon Parks

Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1943. Creator: Gordon Parks
Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Girl welder in the NYA (National Youth Administration) school

Background imageEmployment Collection: 'Pit and tools for rent--work on your own', U. S. 99, Fresno County, California, 1939

"Pit and tools for rent--work on your own", U. S. 99, Fresno County, California, 1939
U.S. 99. Fresno County. " Pit and tools for rent--work on your own." California. [ Garage; Electric Welding ]

Background imageEmployment Collection: P-51 ('Mustang') fighter planes being prep... North American Aviation, Inc, Inglewood, Calif. 1942

P-51 ("Mustang") fighter planes being prep... North American Aviation, Inc, Inglewood, Calif. 1942
P-51 (" Mustang" ) fighter planes being prepared for test flight at the field of the North American Aviation, Inc. plant in Inglewood, Calif

Background imageEmployment Collection: Scenes in a laundry, 1884

Scenes in a laundry, 1884. The manageress and female workers are assisted by children

Background imageEmployment Collection: Poster, 'Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment', 1918

Poster, 'Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment', 1918. Creator: Department of Soldiers Civil Re-establishment
Poster, 'Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment', 1918

Background imageEmployment Collection: May Day '13, strikers in Union Square, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

May Day '13, strikers in Union Square, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
May Day '13, strikers in Union Square, 1913. Shows crowd gathered in Union Square, New York City during the May Day parade, May 1, 1913. Some hold signs in Yiddish, Italian and English

Background imageEmployment Collection: Unemployed in St. Mark's N.Y. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Unemployed in St. Mark's N.Y. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Unemployed in St. Mark's N.Y. between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: Rioters charging horse-drawn car, later wrecking it on Kensington Ave. Philadelphia, 1910

Rioters charging horse-drawn car, later wrecking it on Kensington Ave. Philadelphia, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service
Rioters charging horse-drawn car, later wrecking it on Kensington Ave. Philadelphia, 1910

Background imageEmployment Collection: Strikers leave mills, Passaic, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Strikers leave mills, Passaic, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Strikers leave mills, Passaic, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: Lt. J.K. Hume, Lt. J.P. Wheeler, Capt. E. Portner, Capt. G. P. Rodney... between c1910 and c1915

Lt. J.K. Hume, Lt. J.P. Wheeler, Capt. E. Portner, Capt. G. P. Rodney... between c1910 and c1915
Lt. J.K. Hume, Lt. J.P. Wheeler, Capt. E. Portner, Capt. G. P. Rodney, Capt. T.D. Woodson, Lt. Ned Miller, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: Car strikers, 1916. Creator: Bain News Service

Car strikers, 1916. Creator: Bain News Service
Car strikers, 1916. Shows striking New York City streetcar drivers on East 86th Street during the railroad workers strike which started in August 1916

Background imageEmployment Collection: Becky Edelson [i.e. Edelsohn] under arrest -- Tarrytown, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Becky Edelson [i.e. Edelsohn] under arrest -- Tarrytown, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Becky Edelson [i.e. Edelsohn] under arrest -- Tarrytown, 1914. Shows Rebecca Edelsohn (c. 1889 or 1892-1973) after her arrest for attempting to hold an open air mass meeting in Fountain Square

Background imageEmployment Collection: Becky Edelson [i.e. Edelsohn] taken from jail, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Becky Edelson [i.e. Edelsohn] taken from jail, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Becky Edelson [i.e. Edelsohn] taken from jail, 1914. Shows Rebecca Edelsohn (c. 1889 or 1892-1973) after her arrest for attempting to hold an open air mass meeting in Fountain Square, Tarrytown

Background imageEmployment Collection: Chief Copelan protecting car in strike, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Chief Copelan protecting car in strike, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Chief Copelan protecting car in strike, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: Strikers, Union Square, May Day, '13, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Strikers, Union Square, May Day, '13, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Strikers, Union Square, May Day, '13, 1913. Shows crowd gathered in Union Square, New York City during the May Day parade, May 1, 1913

Background imageEmployment Collection: Cincinnati car strike, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Cincinnati car strike, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Cincinnati car strike, 1913

Background imageEmployment Collection: N.Y. May Day parade - Strikers' children from Paterson, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

N.Y. May Day parade - Strikers' children from Paterson, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
N.Y. May Day parade - Strikers' children from Paterson, 1913. Shows children of the strikers of the Paterson Silk Strike arriving in Union Square, New York City during the May Day parade, May 1, 1913

Background imageEmployment Collection: 14-yr. old striker, Fola La Follette, and Rose Livingston, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

14-yr. old striker, Fola La Follette, and Rose Livingston, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
14-yr. old striker, Fola La Follette, and Rose Livingston, 1913. Shows suffrage and labor activist Flora Dodge "Fola" La Follette (1882-1970)

Background imageEmployment Collection: Medicine ball being weighed by Post Office employee; shipping tags read: Mr. Joe Tinker... 1913

Medicine ball being weighed by Post Office employee; shipping tags read: Mr. Joe Tinker... 1913
Medicine ball being weighed by Post Office employee; shipping tags read: Mr. Joe Tinker, Mgr Reds (Cincinnati) From Continuation School. [1913], 1913

Background imageEmployment Collection: Strikers leave Sherry's, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Strikers leave Sherry's, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Strikers leave Sherry's, 1912. Shows striking waiters gathered outside Sherry's restaurant during a waiter's strike in New York City in 1912

Background imageEmployment Collection: L strike - Boston, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

L strike - Boston, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
L strike - Boston, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: Union Square, New York. J.J. Ettor speaking to striking barbers, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Union Square, New York. J.J. Ettor speaking to striking barbers, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Union Square, New York. J.J. Ettor speaking to striking barbers, 1913. Shows labor leader Joseph James Ettor (1886-1948) speaking during the Brooklyn barbers' strike of 1913, Union Square

Background imageEmployment Collection: Whitsuntide festival of workpeople at Norwich, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Whitsuntide festival of workpeople at Norwich, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Whitsuntide festival of workpeople at Norwich, 1869. 'One of the many evidences which Messrs. J. and J. Colman [mustard manufacturers] give of their careful endeavour to foster friendly relations

Background imageEmployment Collection: Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. '...by far the larger part of the working population who are in want of work assemble in the open air on particular

Background imageEmployment Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, [Egypt], 1869. 'The Chalouf cutting, which is situated near the south-eastern extremity of the Bitter Lakes

Background imageEmployment Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal [in Egypt]: labourers removing earth, 1869. Workers on that '...great enterprise which now approaches its completion

Background imageEmployment Collection: The Outbreak in Jamaica: Muirton House and Plantation, Morant Bay, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Outbreak in Jamaica: Muirton House and Plantation, Morant Bay, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Outbreak in Jamaica: Muirton House and Plantation, Morant Bay, 1865. 'Muirton Great House, Muirton works and plantation

Background imageEmployment Collection: The Distress in East London: the labour-yard of the Bethnal Green Employment Association, 1868

The Distress in East London: the labour-yard of the Bethnal Green Employment Association, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Distress in East London: the labour-yard of the Bethnal Green Employment and Relief Association, 1868. 'Bethnal-green...has this winter been the scene of much exceptional suffering among

Background imageEmployment Collection: The Distress in East London: sewing-class in Berner-Street, Commercial-Road East, 1868

The Distress in East London: sewing-class in Berner-Street, Commercial-Road East, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Distress in East London: sewing-class in Berner-Street, Commercial-Road East, 1868. Lessons in sewing organised by the Central Executive Relief Committee at the Mansion House

Background imageEmployment Collection: Crowd before Rockefeller office, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Crowd before Rockefeller office, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Crowd before Rockefeller office, 1914. Shows crowd at protest against the poor conditions of the Colorado mine workers, which took place in front of the offices of John D

Background imageEmployment Collection: Taxi Strike, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Taxi Strike, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Taxi Strike, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: Le Faucheur (The reaper), 1749-1797. Creator: Jean-Charles Levasseur

Le Faucheur (The reaper), 1749-1797. Creator: Jean-Charles Levasseur
Le Faucheur (The reaper), 1749-1797

Background imageEmployment Collection: Le Jardinier Fleuriste (The gardener), 1749-1797. Creator: Jean-Charles Levasseur

Le Jardinier Fleuriste (The gardener), 1749-1797. Creator: Jean-Charles Levasseur
Le Jardinier Fleuriste (The gardener), 1749-1797

Background imageEmployment Collection: Le Vigneron (The winegrower), 1749-1797. Creator: Jean-Charles Levasseur

Le Vigneron (The winegrower), 1749-1797. Creator: Jean-Charles Levasseur
Le Vigneron (The winegrower), 1749-1797

Background imageEmployment Collection: Statue of Richard Oastler at Bradford, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Statue of Richard Oastler at Bradford, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Statue of Richard Oastler at Bradford, 1869. 'A monument in honour of the late Richard Oastler, the well-known popular advocate of legislative restrictions on the hours of labour in the cotton

Background imageEmployment Collection: Brooklyn strike, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Brooklyn strike, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Brooklyn strike, between c1915 and c1920

Background imageEmployment Collection: Embarkation of dockyard workmen as emigrants at Portsmouth, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Embarkation of dockyard workmen as emigrants at Portsmouth, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Embarkation of dockyard workmen as emigrants at Portsmouth, 1869. '...discharged workmen of the Admiralty dockyards, with their wives and families, on board her Majesty's screw troop-ship Crocodile

Background imageEmployment Collection: Distributing soup at the Strangers' Home, Limehouse, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Distributing soup at the Strangers' Home, Limehouse, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Distributing soup at the Strangers' Home, West India-road, Limehouse, 1868. Relief '...of the distressed poor in the eastern suburbs of London...[at] the soup kitchen of the Limehouse Special Relief

Background imageEmployment Collection: Conflict between workmen and soldiers at the Seraing Ironworks, Belgium, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Conflict between workmen and soldiers at the Seraing Ironworks, Belgium, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Conflict between workmen and soldiers at the Seraing Ironworks, Belgium, 1869. 'The alarming riots which have broken out in some of the mining

Background imageEmployment Collection: W.D. Haywood leads Lowell strike parade, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

W.D. Haywood leads Lowell strike parade, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
W.D. Haywood leads Lowell strike parade, 1912. Shows William Dudley (Big Bill) Haywood, an American labor movement leader, marching with strikers in Lowell, Massachusetts

Background imageEmployment Collection: Pennsylvania coal strike - in Atlantic camp showing guns of deputies, between c1910 and c1915

Pennsylvania coal strike - in Atlantic camp showing guns of deputies, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: In Superior Camp - Mine strike, Pennsylvania, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

In Superior Camp - Mine strike, Pennsylvania, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
In Superior Camp - Mine strike, Pennsylvania, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: London Strike. Police escort for one van. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

London Strike. Police escort for one van. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
London Strike. Police escort for one van. between c1910 and c1915

Background imageEmployment Collection: Breaking garbage strike at $5 day, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Breaking garbage strike at $5 day, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Breaking garbage strike at $5 day, 1911. Shows horse-drawn garbage wagons collecting trash during a New York City garbage strike, Nov. 8-11, 1911

Background imageEmployment Collection: White Wings under police protection, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

White Wings under police protection, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
White Wings under police protection, 1911. Shows men dressed in white uniforms and hats sweeping garbage in the streets, during a New York City garbage strike, Nov. 8-11, 1911



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