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1959/60 Cuban Revolution Castro Propaganda Photos & Postcard 1959/60 Cuban Revolution Castro Propaganda Photos & Postcard

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1959/60 Cuban Revolution Castro Propaganda Photos & Postcard

$2,000.00

1. Holy Mother in the Mountains / July 26th Armband Photo Montage. (Measures 4 x 6", surface scratches and minor foxing right edge). Signed St. Naranjo.    2. Raul / Field GRANMA Yacht (Also 4...
1900s Cleveland OH Elevator Operator Miniature Labor Photos 1900s Cleveland OH Elevator Operator Miniature Labor Photos

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1900s Cleveland OH Elevator Operator Miniature Labor Photos

$550.00

SCARCE subject.   (2) mounted photos (3 x 3.5"), (4) miniatures measure 1 x 2" to 2 x 3" and news clipping.
1910s WWI Era Italy Prosthetic Limb Factory & Amputee Portrait Photos 1910s WWI Era Italy Prosthetic Limb Factory & Amputee Portrait Photos

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1910s WWI Era Italy Prosthetic Limb Factory & Amputee Portrait Photos

$900.00

Individual work stations and lathes stacked with blanks; one man shapes a wooden leg at center.   Includes before & after photographs of a beneficiary.   Measure 5 x 7” and 2.5 x 4.5”.  ...
WWI African American Soldiers Carnegie Library Group Photo WWI African American Soldiers Carnegie Library Group Photo

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WWI African American Soldiers Carnegie Library Group Photo

$600.00

Remarkable.  Uniformed soldiers (and the women to welcome them home after Armistice) spill across the yard of a Carnegie Library. Men are sitting in the windows - a few even have climbed the building to...
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.  ...
19thc Religious River Baptism Sepia Photo 19thc Religious River Baptism Sepia Photo

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19thc Religious River Baptism Sepia Photo

$1,500.00

EARLY and strong enough to contribute to any discussion of the subject.  ____   c1880s board measures 6 x 8.25" with damage left edge and top / center.   Please refer to photo details.   
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...
20thc African American Call to Baptist Church Card 20thc African American Call to Baptist Church Card

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20thc African American Call to Baptist Church Card

$300.00

H.J. Burton V.D.M. Pastor  Mt. V. Baptist Church BAPTIZING at 11:45 AM ALL CHILDREN COME OUT _____ McKinley 1c stamp dates this to the very beginning of the 20thc.  _____ Postcard measures 3.25 x 5.5". ...
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". 
Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo

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Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo

$2,000.00

Believed European (between World Wars), eyes on the photographer and breasts carefully positioned for the camera.   Likely women hired at a brothel to pose - cheap backdrop, work shoes and dirty feet betray the...
1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo 1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo

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1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo

$275.00

Marvelous capture. St. Dunstan’s Hostel began serving just over a dozen men in their re-education of a trade after loss of sight.  By the end of World War I and amended for Blinded Soldiers and Sailors it aided...
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...
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