Labor union parade, NY., May 1, 1911 (LOC)

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Labor union parade, NY., May 1, 1911


1911 May 1 (date created or published later by Bain)


1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.



Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.

Photograph shows the annual trade union May Day parade passing the corner of 13th and University Place, New York City. The parade paid special tribute to the victims of the recent Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire (March 11, 1911). One sign in Yiddish notes "146" the number of fire victims. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008 and New York Times, May 2, 1911)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).





Format: Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,


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Call Number: LC-B2- 2193-1


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Taken sometime in 1911