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MAGNETIZING IRON, 1600.
A blacksmith hammering a heated iron bar to be magnetized, with its ends pointing towards the magnetic north and south poles. Woodcut from William Gilbert's 'De Magnete,' London, 1600.
BELL CASTING, 1763.
Workmen, casting bells, ready a mold to receive molten copper and tin. Color engraving from Denis Diderot's 'Encyclopedia', 1763.
RAILROAD WORKERS, 1943.
Women railroad workers for the Chicago and North Western Railway Company, having lunch in the break room of the roundhouse in Clinton, Iowa. Photograph by Jack Delano, 1943.
CHICAGO: SHOESHINE, 1941.
A shoeshine on 47th Street on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Edwin Rosskam, April, 1941.
ILLINOIS: WHEAT HARVEST.
A man gathering wheat into shocks in southern Illinois. Photograph, 1930.
CARTOON: ESTONIA, 1994.
'For fifty years I worked hard to keep you occupied - You have to pay me a pension now.' Cartoon comment on the Russian demand that recently-independent Estonia provide pensions for occupying Russian soldiers. Cartoon by Edmund Valtman, 1994.
CHINA: EARTHQUAKE, 2008.
Military rescue workers on the site of homes in Longnan, China, destroyed by the Sichuan earthquake on 12 May 2008. Photograph, 15 May 2008. Full credit: sinopictures/Readfoto - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
COMMUNIST WORKERS' GUARD.
Armed Workers' Guard in front of Lenin's office in the Smolny Institute. At the beginning of the October Revolution, 1917. Full credit: ullstein - Archiv Gerstenberg / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
GLASS MANUFACTURE, 1751.
Manufacturing plate glass. A ladle of molten glass, ready to pour, is pulled out of the furnace onto a carriage. Line engraving, from 'L'Encyclopedie' of Denis Diderot, French, 1751.
GLASSMAKING, 18th CENTURY.
Glassware cooling slowly in an annealing oven, the glassware being contained in iron trays that are gradually pushed from the hottest region (rear) to the cooler front: line engraving, French, 18th century.
HINE: WATCH FACTORY, 1908.
A man tending to a machine that makes the tiny screws used in watches at a factory in South Bend, Indiana. Photograph by Lewis Hine, 1908.
RAILROAD WORKERS, 1880s.
American railroad workers, one of them possibly Chinese, posing for the photographer, 1880s, probably in Washington State. No further information.
RAILWAY WORKER, 1943.
Thomas Madrigal greasing a locomotive in the roundhouse of the Rock Island Railroad in Blue Island, Illinois. Photograph by Jack Delano, 1943.
CUBA: SUGAR PLANTATION.
Three cane cutters on a Cuban sugar plantation. Photograph, early 20th century.
ASIAN FLU VACCINE, 1957.
At the Pasteur Institute in Paris a technician removes eallantoic liquid from chicken embryos for the preparation of a vaccine against the Asian flu, September 1957.
HUGO: LES MISERABLES, 1862.
Illustration from the original edition of Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Miserables,' depicting Little Cosette. Engraving, 1862.
GLASSMAKING, 18th CENTURY.
A workman dropping a ribbon of hot glass from the small pipe (c) onto the neck of a bottle to form the rim. Line engraving, French, 18th century.
Woodcut, 1568, by Jost Amman.
KANSAS: RAILROAD WORKER.
A young Navajo laborer working in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard in Winslow, Arizona. Photograph by Jack Delano, 1943.
RAILROAD WORKER, 1943.
A female worker cleaning one of the giant locomotives of the Chicago and Northwestern railroad line in Clinton, Iowa. Photograph by Jack Delano, May 1943.
RAILWAY WORKERS, 1942.
Roy Nelin, a box packer in the Chicago and North Western Railway Company roundhouse in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Jack Delano, 1942.
MONET: THE COALMEN, C1875.
Oil on canvas, Claude Monet, c1875.
MARCUS ALONZO HANNA
(1837-1904). American businessman and politician. Caricature, 1902, by Thomas Fleming.
A colonial American wheelwright. Engraving, late 18th century.
NEW DEAL: C.C.C., c1935.
Workers for the Civilian Conservation Corps working in a lumber shop. Drawing, c1935.
ALEXANDRIA SHIP YARDS.
Two workers attaching bolts to a large ship at the Alexandria Ship Yard in Washington, D.C. Photograph, c1919.
COTTON PICKERS, 1935.
African American migrant workers waiting for transportation from the cotton fields, Pulaski County, Arkansas. Photograph by Ben Shahn in October 1935.
INDUSTRY: OIL REFINERY.
Men studying an oil flow chart showing the course of oil through a refinery, using the process of 'cracking,' to supply fuel for American combat units fighting in World War II. Photograph, c1944.
A farmer and his family harvesting in 18th century colonial America. Wood engraving, 19th century.
TYPE FOUNDER, 1568.
'The Typefounder casts type from bismuth, tin and lead. Roman, Gothic and Greek alphabets, capital letters and punctuation marks'. Poem by Hans Sachs, color woodcut by Jost Amman, 1568.
MIGRANT WORKER, 1939.
Migrant woman from Arkansas living in a contractor's camp near Westley, California. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, April 1939.
SUGAR MILL WORKER, 1934.
African American sugar mill worker at at Alma Plantation, False River, Louisiana. Photograph by Alan Lomax in July 1934.
NEW JERSEY: WORKERS, c1910.
A gang of young workers in the cranberry bogs of White's Bog Brown Mills, New Jersey. Photographed by Lewis Hine, September 1910.
WWII: FACTORY, 1942.
A woman working at the Vega Aircraft Corporation plant in Burbank, California. Photograph by David Bransby, June 1942.
View of Dijon from Daix, by Jean-Baptiste Lallemand, France 18th Century. Grape pressing, detail. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved
ILLUSTRATIONS & POSTERS.
Germany, 20th century. England's Absicht: Geschlossen Wegen Mangel an Arbeit. Propaganda poster by Egon Tschirch (1889-1948). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
SYRIA: SPONGE DIVERS, 1862.
Diving for sponges off the coast of Syria in the eastern Mediterranean. Wood engraving, English, 1862.
ELEPHANT PLOWING, 1847.
An elephant plowing a field on a sugar plantation in India. Wood engraving, 1847.
EL SALVADOR: COFFEE, c1915.
Workers piling dried coffee at La Joya, El Salvador. Photographed c1915.
PUERTO RICO: STRIKE, 1942.
A strike meeting of sugar workers in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Photograph by Jack Delano, 1942.
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