Laborers; Quarrying; Rocks; United States. Works Progress Administration
Loading rock at Wolfe County, Kentucky. Seven young men in overalls or jeans and white shirts surround a wheelbarrow and bend to hit rocks with mallets. The rocks are fist sized and light in color. The men are surrounded by a wall of dark boulders.
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Men; Indians of Mexico; Indigenous peoples; Sombreros; Copper; Forging
At the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, five men take turns hitting copper with mallets; they are hitting the metal which a sixth man, who is kneeling, is holding onto a block with tongs. Five of the men are wearing white sombreros. The men are...
Schools; Carpentry; Religious facilities; Classrooms; Children; African Americans
Young African American boys work in a carpentry lab at the Presbyterian Colored Mission in Louisville, Kentucky. They use saws, hammers, mallets and other wood working tools as a man in dark slacks, a white shirt, and dark tie helps them.
Southern Railway (U.S.); Railroad companies; Streets; Street railroads; Bridges; Laborers
State Highway Department workers taking up streetcar tracks at underpass, Southern Railway, at Preston Street near Audubon Park, Louisville, Kentucky. Two men pound the ground with mallets at the left shoulder of the road under a bridge, and a...