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SUGAR REFINERY, c1865.
The boiling house of a sugar refinery. Wood engraving, English, c1865.
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0066631
ANTI-IMMIGRANT CARTOON.
'Imported Duty Free.' American cartoon by W.A. Rogers, 1888, attacking big business for hiring immigrants to keep wages low and as strike-breakers.
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WWII: ALASKA, 1942.
Private M. Swain wearing a mosquito net during the construction of the Alaska Highway. Photograph, 1942.
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0118915
ICE SKATING.
A group of boys clean the snow off of the ice in order to skate in Washington, D.C. Photograph, c1915.
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0037538
ALEXANDER HAMILTON
(1755-1804). American lawyer and statesman. Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
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0043010
AUSTRALIAN GOLD RUSH, 1852.
The gold diggings at Ballarat, Australia. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1852.
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0171244
WAR WITH CHECHNYA.
Russian soldiers digging in the Chechen district of Gudermes. In the background: a helicopter gunship type Mil Mi-18. Photograph, 2000/2001. Full credit: ullstein - russian picture servi / Granger, NYC -- All rights res
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TRANSPORTATION.
The great Auto race 1908 N.Y-Moskau-Paris: One of the french cars on its way - stuck in the deep snow.. - no further details february/march 1908.
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0097562
AUSTRALIAN GOLD RUSH, 1851.
Gold miners of the Mount Alexander diggings at Port Phillip, Victoria, having dinner in camp, 1851. Wood engraving, English, 1852.
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0041494
WILLEM BARENTS
(c1550-1597). Willem Barents and his men battling ice floes and polar bears in the arctic: contemporary engraving.
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0023760
SQUANTO TEACHING PILGRIMS.
Squanto teaching the principles of corn culture to the Pilgrims. Drawing by Charles W. Jefferys.
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0014589
NEW YORK: SNOWSTORM, 1867.
Carting snow from the streets after the great snowstorm of 16-17 January 1867. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0006977
CHRISTMAS TREE, c1870.
'So the little fir-tree went off in its wheelbarrow, and tried to sit in it with a jaunty air, as if it was only being taken for a pleasant airing.' Wood engraving, c1870.
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RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION.
Steel banknote engraving, American, c1870.
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HITLER AND WORKERS, 1936.
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler visiting with members of a freeway construction crew, 1936.
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0087485
LUSITANIA VICTIMS, 1915.
Funeral for the victims of the shipwrecked Cunard steamship 'Lusitania,' which was sunk by German torpedos near the Irish coast, 7 May 1915.
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0106288
ASTROLOGY BOOK, 1511.
Woodcut from an edition of Johannes Lichtenberger's astrology text 'Pronosticatio,' Venice, 1511.
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0043179
PEASANTS FARMING, c1520.
Peasants working the fields in autumn. Woodcut, German, c1520.
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0043975
CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH, 1860.
Gold miners camping on the Stanislaus River in California. Wood engraving, 1860.
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0103980
RIVERA: REVOLUTION, 1926-27.
'Revolution, Florescence.' A worker-teacher explains the aim of the Revolution to a group of laborers in a detail of a mural painting by Diego Rivera in the chapel at the National Agricultural School in Chapingo, Mexico, 1926-27. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
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0029938
MINING, 1552.
The extraction of metals from the earth. Woodcut from the 'Cosmographie Universelle' of Muenster, Germany, printed at Basel, Switzerland, 1552.
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0086827
CHINESE GOLD MINERS, c1850.
Chinese immigrant miners during the California Gold Rush. Photographed c1850.
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0085517
THE GARDENER, 1550.
Woodcut, German, c1550.
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0028296
NEW YORK: CHARITY, 1877.
Distribution of coal by the City of New York to impoverished residents of the Lower East Side on Cherry Street, 1877. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0100401
AUSTRALIA: WORKMEN, c1900.
Workmen of Australia. Photographed c1900.
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0124664
WORLD WAR II POSTER, c1943.
American World War II poster for the Pennsylvania State Council of Defense, c1943, encouraging civilians to be properly prepared for air raids. Silkscreen by Zebedee Johnson for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project.
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0041398
SUTTER'S MILL GOLD, 1848.
The first discovery of gold in California, by James Marshall at Sutter's Mill, 24 January 1848. Illustration from 'History of an Expedition to California,' 1849.
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0122696
GEORGIA: PRISON GUARD, 1941.
A prison guard watching convicts as they work in a prison camp in Oglethorpe County, Georgia. Photograph by Jack Delano, May 1941.
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0076919
SUEZ CANAL CONSTRUCTION.
Egyptian laborers outside their huts during the construction of the Suez Canal, 1869. Contemporary French wood engraving after a drawing by …douard Riou.
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0027868
NETHERLANDS: DYKES, 1564.
Damaging the dykes, a criminal activity which was heavily punished as the dykes were vital to the agriculture and defense of the Netherlands. Woodcut from Joost de Damhoudere's 'Practicque judiciaire es causes criminelles,' Antwerp, 1564.
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0099737
BURIAL OF MOSES.
The burial of Moses in a valley in the land of Moab (Deuteronomy 35: 5-6). Woodcut from the Cologne Bible, 1478-80.
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0005021
GARDEN TOOLS.
Equipment for pruning and other gardening tasks. Copper engraving, French, 18th century.
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0087630
GOLD RUSH GUIDEBOOK, 1848.
Cover of 'The Emigrant's Guide to the Gold Mines,' published in New York, 1848.
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D.C.: URBAN RENEWAL, c1970.
Two young boys help to clean up the playground area of the Northwest Settlement House in Washington, D.C., as part of an urban renewal initiative of the Community Development Foundation of Norwalk, Connecticut. Photograph, c1970.
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0334515
DECORATIVE ARTS.
Boy with a shovel, polychrome porcelain, Meissen manufacture, Saxony. Germany, 18th century. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All right
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FINE ART.
Swedes who work the land, by Lorenzo Magalotti, Sweden 17th century. Full Credit: DEA / M. SEEMULLER / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0071363
SOCIALIST ALLEGORY, 1885.
The angel of socialism approaching to rescue labor from being devoured by the vampire of capitalism. Pen-and-ink drawing, 1885, by Walter Crane.
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0091604
BEACH SCENE, 1879.
'On the Beach.' Wood engraving, 1879, after Charles Stanley Reinhart.
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0006202
RUSSELL: PROSPECTOR.
'End of the Prospector's Rainbow Trail.' Drawing by Charles M. Russell (1864-1926).
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FERDINAND de LESSEPS
(1805-1894). Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps. French diplomat and promoter of the Suez and Panama Canals. 'Is M. de Lesseps a Canal Digger or a Grave Digger?' Cartoon comment by Thomas Nast, 1881, on the high rate of mortality and illness among workers on the Panama Canal project.
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