Labor day 2020

Happy Labor Day. Where did the summer go?

I have used most of these pictures before to commemorate Labor Day. You will notice that almost all of the workers are white. This year I added a new picture of a hat factory that was partitioned off so that black women could work there.

factory workers 1934
factory workers 1934

 

Construction 1912
Construction 1912
typing pool 1960's
typing pool 1950’s
Factory worker working at machine with draped stockings, 1936

 

hat factory 1922
Hat factory 1922

The photos came from Flickr commons where there is a treasure trove of old photographs.

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