Paterson, New Jersey - Textiles Digital History ID 2805

Paterson, New Jersey - Textiles

Media type: photograph
Museum Number: NWDNS-69-RP-350
Annotation: This photo of a mechanic in a textile factory was taken by Lewis Hines. Under the Works Administration Project, Hines documented the working conditions at industrial facilities. Attention to the plight of workers eventually led to decent wages and working hours and safety in the workplace.
Year: 1937

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