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1890s Labor Disaster Amputee Portrait Mounted Photo 1890s Labor Disaster Amputee Portrait Mounted Photo

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1890s Labor Disaster Amputee Portrait Mounted Photo

$375.00

Striking and poignant in equal measure. Identified Alex Miller in pencil on reverse, the source of his injury is not easily researched. Given the proximity to the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) hub from Johnstown and the...
1900s Chinese & Native American Western Social History Photo 1900s Chinese & Native American Western Social History Photo

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1900s Chinese & Native American Western Social History Photo

$1,200.00

Compelling portraits of under represented cultures in the development of America's Western history.    Nice condition with only smudges at margin and minimal corner chipping.  Mount measures 5.25 x 7.25". 
1900s Compelling African American Family Photo 1900s Compelling African American Family Photo

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1900s Compelling African American Family Photo

$375.00

Haunting face may be a portrait of a very young mother or sister. Victorian embossed mount measures 4.5 x 5.5", nice condition with curve. 
1910s Chinese Immigrant Railroad Labor Photo Pasadena CA 1910s Chinese Immigrant Railroad Labor Photo Pasadena CA

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1910s Chinese Immigrant Railroad Labor Photo Pasadena CA

$2,200.00

Arresting image.    Signed Lewis R. (Ransome) Freeman / Pasadena California paid on August 19, 1913 by Brown Brothers NYC.    Freeman was a gentleman traveler and photo journalist who ran the gambit from Geological...
1910s Sepia Gothic African American Railroad Labor Train Car Photos 1910s Sepia Gothic African American Railroad Labor Train Car Photos

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1910s Sepia Gothic African American Railroad Labor Train Car Photos

$900.00

Startling tones and composition, text book images.  Earl M. Tucker reverse (almost certainly the Caucasian man), found in NC.   ____ Sight size 5 x 7". One photograph shows edge chipping but mounts suffer heavy damage.  ...
1930s Factory Employee Passport Photos Photographers Archive 1930s Factory Employee Passport Photos Photographers Archive

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1930s Factory Employee Passport Photos Photographers Archive

$1,200.00

Westinghouse Air Brake Company (WABCO) was an early titan in the fields of electricity and transportation, by this time with projects all over the world. Presumably shot by the Westinghouse commercial / factory photographer for...
1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo 1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

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1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

$600.00

Speaks loudly.   Captures the tension of the shop owner at register, the photographer who rather progressively for the time includes the African American customer (likely a domestic) and she with down turned eyes and folded hands who seems...
1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside 1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside

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1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside

$750.00

In January of 1932 Father James Renshaw Cox, a Roman Catholic priest with humble Pittsburgh beginnings, led a march of 250,000 unemployed Pennsylvanians to Washington DC.  When President Hoover launched an investigation into exactly how...
1950s Integrated Women Camera Club Nude Models Snapshot Photos 1950s Integrated Women Camera Club Nude Models Snapshot Photos

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1950s Integrated Women Camera Club Nude Models Snapshot Photos

$750.00

Scarce and poignant. When read closely, these are a seldom captured portrait of American womanhood and then in comparison between two parallel cultures. One woman much more in control of this low budget photo shoot...
19thc African American Black Nanny Cabinet Card Photo 19thc African American Black Nanny Cabinet Card Photo

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19thc African American Black Nanny Cabinet Card Photo

$300.00

Beaming with a smile. Measures 4.25 x 6.5” with consistent foxing to margins and background, baby is very low contrast. Signed Lynchburg VA.
19thc African American Woman Apron Labor Tintype Photo 19thc African American Woman Apron Labor Tintype Photo

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19thc African American Woman Apron Labor Tintype Photo

$275.00

Working woman, apron over her beautiful paisley and fringe shawl.   Honest and textural image.    Mat measures 2.5 x 4”, tintype was fitted long ago with tape.  Nice condition with minimal soiling.
19thc African American Woman Domestic Labor Portrait Photos 19thc African American Woman Domestic Labor Portrait Photos

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19thc African American Woman Domestic Labor Portrait Photos

$1,500.00

Highly unusual. Elder wearing a homespun calico uniform and apron posed in a dignified 3/4 portrait. In the companion piece, her employer reads to her aloud from the bible. The race roles we expect from...
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