Friday, September 21, 2012

Dirty Talk

A dustman chats up the ladies, 1935, London.  Photographer unknown.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Meat Men

So-called meat porters, 1935, London, carrying pork.  Interestingly enough, the photographer is one E. Bacon.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

We are the Dustmen

Ash removal, Potsdam, Germany, 1928.  Photographer unknown.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Paint Your Wagon

Trolley painters, Scotland, 1911.  Photographer unknown.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Prop Men

Workers grease the way for a new ship (the SS Strathaird) to hit the surf, July 19, 1931, Barrow-in-Furness, England.  Photo by Douglas Miller.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Big Wheel Keep on Turning

Construction crew with massive gear.  London, 1930.  Photographer unknown. 

Wednesday, September 12, 2012


Workers protest the Waterman Repair Division, Maryland, 1935.  Photo by Harold M. Lambert.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

After the Fire

Firemen, exhausted and beaten, after the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire, March 25, 1911, New York.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Subterranean Homesick Blues

Maintaing the sewers in London.  Date and photographer unknown.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Roadwork Ahead

Working on Route 40, Ohio, 1935.  Photographer unknown.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The Pit Brow Girls

Girls and women working a coal production line in the U.K., exact location unknown.  Commonly referred to as "pit brow girls."  Circa 1912, photographer unknown.

Monday, September 3, 2012

For Those Who Labor on this Day

A migrant farm worker in Belcross, NC, 1940, takes a short break.  Photo by Jack Delano.