Interior decal on wooden trunk, circa 1880s.
Some light reading for Labor Day: “100 Famous Cocktails,” circa 1939.
"Girl Worker in Carolina Cotton Mill," by Lewis Hine, 1908.
Photographer Lewis Hine is synonymous with child labor laws and worker reform. Take some time this Labor Day to browse through his collection of images in the Library of Congress, and celebrate the long battle for workers rights that continue today, and increasingly it seems in our public schools.
American Sign Language Alphabet, circa 1910.