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Warping room, Lonsdale Company
  • Child labor, Textile industry
  • Interior view of the warping room at the Lonsdale Company Bleachery. Child laborers are posing next to the machines.
Card room hands, Lonsdale Company
  • Child labor, Group portraits, Textile industry
  • Group portrait of child laborers at Lonsdale Company Bleachery.
Preparing Eisenhower Reception, Colony House
  • Construction, Construction workers, Laborers
  • Image shows laborers working on the construction of a stage in front of the Old Colony House for a speech by Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Industrial Buildings
  • Group portraits, Industrial facilities, Laborers, Mills
  • Image shows laborers posing for photograph outside a mill building. The mill is built next to a body of water.
Washington Bridge
  • Bridge construction, Bridges, Construction, Laborers, Rivers
  • Image shows the construction of the Washington Bridge. Construction material lay on the ground. Laborers are visible working on the bridge.
Willow Street, Newport; Construction of Ramp
  • Boats, Construction, Harbors, Inclined planes, Laborers, Lighthouses
  • Image shows laborers building a ramp to Newport Harbor on Willow Street in Newport, Rhode Island. Boats moored in Newport Harbor, Newport Harbor Light and Rose Island Light are in background.
Paving Thames Street, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
  • Image shows the paving of Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island. Laborers are paving the street and operating paving machinery, including a steamroller. Crowds gather along the street to watch. A star shaped sign for the Star Theater hangs
Thames Street, West Side, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
  • Image shows the paving of Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island. Laborers are paving the street and operating paving machinery, including a steamroller. Crowds gather along the street to watch. A star shaped sign for the Star Theater hangs
Paving Thames Street, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
  • Image shows the paving of Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island. Laborers are paving the street and operating paving machinery, including a steamroller. Crowds gather along the street to watch. A star shaped sign for the Star Theater hangs
Paving Thames Street, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
  • Image shows the paving of Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island. Laborers are shoveling dirt from the street into a cart pulled by two horses. A steam roller is parked further down Thames Street. Crowds gather along the street to watch.
Red Bridge repair
  • Bridges, Construction, Laborers, Maintenance & repair
  • View across the Red Bridge, built 1793 and destroyed 1969, during repairs. Welders are seen in the foreground, and other laborers are seen working and posing for the photograph further down the bridge.
Typesetting
  • Laborers, Machinery, Newspaper industry, Printing industry, Processes & techniques, Typesetting, Typesetting machines
  • Image shows a laborer operating typesetting machinery. He sits in a chair in front of the machine. Other workers are visible in the background.