Buildings; Commercial facilities; Automobile industry; Lumber industry
Mengel Body Company, Louisville, Kentucky, shown at the horizon of the photograph, with railroad tracks alongside it and a row of cars parked in font of the building. Mengel Body Company supplied wooden components to auto and other manufacturers....
African American men--Employment; Lumber industry; Logs; Laborers; Wood
African American workers push carts piled with lumber along tracks that extend across a wooden platform structure that snakes among stacks of boards. Smoke rises from the building behind them and there is a water tower in the distance.
African American men--Employment; Lumber industry; Laborers; Wood
A man walks down a dirt path toward a series of wooden buildings that house African American workers for the Mengel Company. Laundry hangs from the overhanging roof. A horse and cart stand in front of the buildings. The title of the photo, which...
A line of train cars that appear to be covered in tar paper extends into the distance. Wooden steps sit between each car and the small windows open out from the walls. A wooden plank walkway runs next to the train cars.