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"Richmond - A Cigarette Factory." Illustration drawn by John Durkin and printed in "Supplement to Harper's Weekly", January 15, 1887

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Summary:"Richmond - A Cigarette Factory." Illustration drawn by John Durkin and printed in "Supplement to Harper's Weekly", January 15, 1887. Three scenes of people, mainly women, working in cigarette factory, women reading in library, and exterior of factory showing people leaving at quitting time.
Creator:Durkin, John, 1868-1903
Provider:Harper & Brothers
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Temporal subject: 1881-1890
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Cigarette industry
Factories
Libraries
Laborers
Genre:Wood engravings
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Photographic Prints
  • series 1
  • subseries 1
  • box 31
  • folder Historical Pictures
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-002
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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