Tag Archives: Photography

1977: Jayaben Desai

Graham Wood: Jayaben Desai (1977) Desai lead the 1977 strike at the Grunwick photo-processing factory in Willesden, London. The workers, predominantly Asian women, not only struck for union recognition, but challenged the stereotype of being silent and subservient. They were … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2017: The Sky

New additions to the gallery.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

1910: James A. Saunders

Patrolman James A. Saunders, Plainfield NJ’s first African-American police officer. Saunders was a member of the force from 1895 to 1917. (source)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

848: Parinirvana

The Mogao Caves, carved into cliffs near the town of Dunhuang in northwest China, date from the 4th to the 14th century AD and lay along the ancient trade route known as the Silk Road. There are about 500 of them,  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1941: Librarians

“Unidentified employees working at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library prior to its opening on February 1, 1941.” (source)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

1910: Harbor

Unknown Brooklyn photographer: Steamer in New York Harbor (c. 1910-20); found on PhotoSeed.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1947: Comic Books

Ruth Orkin: Comic Book Readers, New York City, 1947

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment