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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
New additions to the gallery.
Patrolman James A. Saunders, Plainfield NJ’s first African-American police officer. Saunders was a member of the force from 1895 to 1917. (source)
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
“Unidentified employees working at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library prior to its opening on February 1, 1941.” (source)
Unknown Brooklyn photographer: Steamer in New York Harbor (c. 1910-20); found on PhotoSeed.
Ruth Orkin: Comic Book Readers, New York City, 1947