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[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing Indolence] / M. de vos, inventor ; R. Sadler [sic] scalps. et excud.

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing I...

Bradley Collection. Inscription: Praemia virtutum .. Pigritiae.

Falling in / C.J. Taylor.

Falling in / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows the end-of-summer resort crowd returning to the city from their vacations at the beach, ready to resume duties or obligations to employers or social and charitable organizations, and ponder next yea... more

Forging ahead Works Progress Administration / / [monogram].

Forging ahead Works Progress Administration / / [monogram].

Poster for Works Progress Administration encouraging laborers to work for America, showing blacksmith. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Eugene Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Eugene Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Eugene Harris talks to Betsy Peterson about his career as a longshoreman. He discusses the strike of 1967-68, working with rice and asbestos, and why the Houston ship channel is the best place in the world to w... more

Timothy Charles Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-16

Timothy Charles Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-...

Timothy Charles Harris made a career for himself as a business agent and a longshoreman. He remembers watching his father work at the waterfront of the Port of Houston and being attracted to the career when he ... more

Alan A. Robb interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Alan A. Robb interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

Alan Robb, a district representative, reminisces about work on the waterfront, being a part of the International Longshoremen's Association Union, and a career in politics. He also discusses the merging of the ... more

William Hausinger interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-10-21

William Hausinger interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-10-21

William Hausinger Jr. speaks about holding two jobs, one at the port and the other at the fire station. He explains how it was difficult to get a job at the port without having a connection with someone, pranks... more

Oran Trahan interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-10-24

Oran Trahan interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-10-24

Oran Trahan is a trainer from Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, who has devoted his life to horse racing. He talks about Louisiana and the culture of horse racing in the state, especially in Cajun communities. Recor... more

Spc. Chad Jones, an aircraft armament/electronic/avionic

Spc. Chad Jones, an aircraft armament/electronic/avionic

Spc. Chad Jones, an aircraft armament/electronic/avionic systems repairer with the 4th Squadron, 6th Air Cavalry Regiment, pulls apart to clean and inspect an M296 .50 caliber machine gun here May 16. The mac... more

Austin Marine receives call from president

Austin Marine receives call from president

Sergeant Rosa M. Quintero, administrative specialist with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group (Forward), was surprised Christmas day aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, with a phone call from Pres... more

Tech. Sgt. John Bishop, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Tech. Sgt. John Bishop, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Tech. Sgt. John Bishop, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of vehicle maintenance, trains for long distance marathon running at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 1, 2020. Bishop’s goal is to ... more

(Courtesy photo)

(Courtesy photo)

(Courtesy photo)

The Negro laborer : a word to him

The Negro laborer : a word to him

Cover title. Preface dated: December, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17739. Source: Source unknown.

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Ledwith is the business manager for IWU #46 in New York City. During the interview, we discuss his personal background, entry into the iron trade, the history of the Local and iron workers in New York City, his... more

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Interview with Gordon Miller, miner and former truck driver. He talked about former jobs as truck driver before going to work for Barrick Goldstrike, driving trucks and operating a variety of large machinery in... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-11-19

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Ju...

Third-generation circus owner Barbara Miller Byrd was born in 1946. She talked about her parents, D.R. and Isla Miller, and the history of the Carson & Barnes Circus, and the future of traveling tent shows. Bar... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz runs iSALON in New York City. She's originally from Singapore. Initially, Doris had a job in Union Square at International Hair Cutting. She decided to open her own shop six years later. Her salon c... more

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis was named "Best Colorist" by Philadelphia Magazine. Much of the interview addresses the techniques and issues of coloring all types of hair. He also talks about the importance of being a responsible... more

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... more

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez is an exercise rider who divides her time between Saratoga Springs (May through November) and the racecourse at Gulf Stream Park in Florida. She is a contract rider, who works for several trainers ... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... more

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rina Monarca is a Sicilian woman who has been doing hair for about thirty-five years and works with a primarily Black clientele. In this interview, she discusses how to work with different hair textures; workin... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-04-19

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene St...

Tom Wilson discusses his career as a home care worker. He talks about the differences between working in group homes and one-on-one settings, his relationships with clients, and how he approaches intimate tasks... more

The Negro laborer : a word to him

The Negro laborer : a word to him

Cover title. Preface dated: December, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17739. Source: Source unknown.

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Ledwith is the business manager for IWU #46 in New York City. During the interview, we discuss his personal background, entry into the iron trade, the history of the Local and iron workers in New York City, his... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-11-19

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Ju...

Third-generation circus owner Barbara Miller Byrd was born in 1946. She talked about her parents, D.R. and Isla Miller, and the history of the Carson & Barnes Circus, and the future of traveling tent shows. Bar... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Interview with Gordon Miller, miner and former truck driver. He talked about former jobs as truck driver before going to work for Barrick Goldstrike, driving trucks and operating a variety of large machinery in... more

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz runs iSALON in New York City. She's originally from Singapore. Initially, Doris had a job in Union Square at International Hair Cutting. She decided to open her own shop six years later. Her salon c... more

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis was named "Best Colorist" by Philadelphia Magazine. Much of the interview addresses the techniques and issues of coloring all types of hair. He also talks about the importance of being a responsible... more

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez is an exercise rider who divides her time between Saratoga Springs (May through November) and the racecourse at Gulf Stream Park in Florida. She is a contract rider, who works for several trainers ... more

B.K. Silverlake interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2012-01-18

B.K. Silverlake interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Julian...

B.K. Silverlake was born in 1946 to Emma and Raymond Duke, a circus family, and married into another circus family. She shared experiences of managing pig races, working in phone rooms, running a circus office,... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... more

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rina Monarca is a Sicilian woman who has been doing hair for about thirty-five years and works with a primarily Black clientele. In this interview, she discusses how to work with different hair textures; workin... more

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-04-19

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene St...

Tom Wilson discusses his career as a home care worker. He talks about the differences between working in group homes and one-on-one settings, his relationships with clients, and how he approaches intimate tasks... more

The Negro laborer : a word to him

The Negro laborer : a word to him

Cover title. Preface dated: December, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17739. Source: Source unknown.

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-11-19

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Ju...

Third-generation circus owner Barbara Miller Byrd was born in 1946. She talked about her parents, D.R. and Isla Miller, and the history of the Carson & Barnes Circus, and the future of traveling tent shows. Bar... more

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Interview with Gordon Miller, miner and former truck driver. He talked about former jobs as truck driver before going to work for Barrick Goldstrike, driving trucks and operating a variety of large machinery in... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Ledwith is the business manager for IWU #46 in New York City. During the interview, we discuss his personal background, entry into the iron trade, the history of the Local and iron workers in New York City, his... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez is an exercise rider who divides her time between Saratoga Springs (May through November) and the racecourse at Gulf Stream Park in Florida. She is a contract rider, who works for several trainers ... more

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz runs iSALON in New York City. She's originally from Singapore. Initially, Doris had a job in Union Square at International Hair Cutting. She decided to open her own shop six years later. Her salon c... more

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis was named "Best Colorist" by Philadelphia Magazine. Much of the interview addresses the techniques and issues of coloring all types of hair. He also talks about the importance of being a responsible... more

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... more

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rina Monarca is a Sicilian woman who has been doing hair for about thirty-five years and works with a primarily Black clientele. In this interview, she discusses how to work with different hair textures; workin... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

The Negro laborer : a word to him

The Negro laborer : a word to him

Cover title. Preface dated: December, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17739. Source: Source unknown.

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-11-19

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Ju...

Third-generation circus owner Barbara Miller Byrd was born in 1946. She talked about her parents, D.R. and Isla Miller, and the history of the Carson & Barnes Circus, and the future of traveling tent shows. Bar... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez is an exercise rider who divides her time between Saratoga Springs (May through November) and the racecourse at Gulf Stream Park in Florida. She is a contract rider, who works for several trainers ... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis was named "Best Colorist" by Philadelphia Magazine. Much of the interview addresses the techniques and issues of coloring all types of hair. He also talks about the importance of being a responsible... more

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... more

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz runs iSALON in New York City. She's originally from Singapore. Initially, Doris had a job in Union Square at International Hair Cutting. She decided to open her own shop six years later. Her salon c... more

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rina Monarca is a Sicilian woman who has been doing hair for about thirty-five years and works with a primarily Black clientele. In this interview, she discusses how to work with different hair textures; workin... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

The Negro laborer : a word to him

The Negro laborer : a word to him

Cover title. Preface dated: December, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17739. Source: Source unknown.

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-11-19

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Ju...

Third-generation circus owner Barbara Miller Byrd was born in 1946. She talked about her parents, D.R. and Isla Miller, and the history of the Carson & Barnes Circus, and the future of traveling tent shows. Bar... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz runs iSALON in New York City. She's originally from Singapore. Initially, Doris had a job in Union Square at International Hair Cutting. She decided to open her own shop six years later. Her salon c... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez is an exercise rider who divides her time between Saratoga Springs (May through November) and the racecourse at Gulf Stream Park in Florida. She is a contract rider, who works for several trainers ... more

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis was named "Best Colorist" by Philadelphia Magazine. Much of the interview addresses the techniques and issues of coloring all types of hair. He also talks about the importance of being a responsible... more

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... more

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rina Monarca is a Sicilian woman who has been doing hair for about thirty-five years and works with a primarily Black clientele. In this interview, she discusses how to work with different hair textures; workin... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... more

The Negro laborer : a word to him

The Negro laborer : a word to him

Cover title. Preface dated: December, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17739. Source: Source unknown.

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-11-19

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Ju...

Third-generation circus owner Barbara Miller Byrd was born in 1946. She talked about her parents, D.R. and Isla Miller, and the history of the Carson & Barnes Circus, and the future of traveling tent shows. Bar... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez is an exercise rider who divides her time between Saratoga Springs (May through November) and the racecourse at Gulf Stream Park in Florida. She is a contract rider, who works for several trainers ... more

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-07

Doris Ortiz runs iSALON in New York City. She's originally from Singapore. Initially, Doris had a job in Union Square at International Hair Cutting. She decided to open her own shop six years later. Her salon c... more

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis was named "Best Colorist" by Philadelphia Magazine. Much of the interview addresses the techniques and issues of coloring all types of hair. He also talks about the importance of being a responsible... more

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rosaria Monarca interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2013-01-20

Rina Monarca is a Sicilian woman who has been doing hair for about thirty-five years and works with a primarily Black clientele. In this interview, she discusses how to work with different hair textures; workin... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... more

The Negro laborer : a word to him

The Negro laborer : a word to him

Cover title. Preface dated: December, 1887. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 17739. Source: Source unknown.

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-11-19

Barbara Miller Byrd interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Ju...

Third-generation circus owner Barbara Miller Byrd was born in 1946. She talked about her parents, D.R. and Isla Miller, and the history of the Carson & Barnes Circus, and the future of traveling tent shows. Bar... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-07-17

Lorna Chavez is an exercise rider who divides her time between Saratoga Springs (May through November) and the racecourse at Gulf Stream Park in Florida. She is a contract rider, who works for several trainers ... more

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-09-02

Steve Davis was named "Best Colorist" by Philadelphia Magazine. Much of the interview addresses the techniques and issues of coloring all types of hair. He also talks about the importance of being a responsible... more