Friday Faire–Working.

All of these images of working were semi-randomly selected from the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog using a search on the word “working.”

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Some of the shrimp-pickers working at the Biloxi Canning Co.
Some of the shrimp-pickers working at the Biloxi Canning Co.

National Child Labor Committee Collection

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Bureau of Standards speeds up photomicrography with new apparatus.
Bureau of Standards speeds up photomicrography with new apparatus.

Harris & Ewing Collection

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Tenement homework; a girl of 13 working at embroidery in a far corner of a dimly lighted room.
Tenement homework; a girl of 13 working at embroidery in a far corner of a dimly lighted room.

National Child Labor Committee Collection

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13-year-old boy, Edgar Kitchen, working for Bingham Bros. Dairy. He gets $3 a week; is not working for his own parents.
13-year-old boy, Edgar Kitchen, working for Bingham Bros. Dairy. He gets $3 a week; is not working for his own parents.

National Child Labor Committee Collection

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Man working - Icelandic women working (1862).
Man working – Icelandic women working (1862).

Drawings (Documentary)

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Charles Schulz, half-length portrait, facing front, seated at drawing table with drawing of Charlie Brown (1956).
Charles Schulz, half-length portrait, facing front, seated at drawing table with drawing of Charlie Brown (1956).

Miscellaneous Items in High Demand

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Exhibit of the Red Cross Institute for Crippled and Disabled Men and the Red Cross Institute for the Blind.
Exhibit of the Red Cross Institute for Crippled and Disabled Men and the Red Cross Institute for the Blind.

Posters: World War I Posters

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Occupational portrait of a woman working at a sewing machine [ca. 1853.]

Occupational portrait of a woman working at a sewing machine [ca. 1853.]

Daguerreotypes

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Amish working the field in Pennsylvania, late 20th century

Amish working the field in Pennsylvania, late 20th century

Highsmith (Carol M.) Archive

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Occupational portrait of a blacksmith, three-quarter length, working on a horseshoe at an anvil, other tools to his side [between 1840 and 1860].
Occupational portrait of a blacksmith, three-quarter length, working on a horseshoe at an anvil, other tools to his side [between 1840 and 1860].

Daguerreotypes

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Military railroad operations in northern Virginia: African American laborers working on rail [ca. 1862 or 1863].
Military railroad operations in northern Virginia: African American laborers working on rail [ca. 1862 or 1863].

Civil War

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Exhibit of the Red Cross Institute for Crippled and Disabled Men and the Red Cross Institute for the Blind.

Exhibit of the Red Cross Institute for Crippled and Disabled Men and the Red Cross Institute for the Blind.

Posters: World War I Posters

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