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Mike Evans, a Welder

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Mike Evans, a welder, at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of the C & NW RR, Chicago, Ill.
Jack Delano, photographer,
1943.

Source on the Web

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress


A young Man’s Opportunity for Work, Play, Study & Health

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A young Man’s Opportunity for Work, Play, Study & Health
Albert M. Bender, artist,
Chicago: Illinois WPA Art Project, [1941]

Source on the Web

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress


“Lightnin’” Washington

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“Lightnin’” Washington, an African American prisoner, singing with his group in the woodyard at Darrington State Farm, Texas,
Alan Lomax, photographer,
April,  1934.

Source on the Web

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.


“Labor, Work, Action”

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“Labor, Work, Action,”
Hannah Arendt,
typescript lecture, 1967.
The Hannah Arendt Papers at the Library of Congress,
Series: Speeches and Writings File, 1923-1975.

Source on the Web

Manuscript Division, Library of Congress