Jeff Lasher (LOC)

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    Bain News Service,, publisher.

    Jeff Lasher

    [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

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

    Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
    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- 3383-15

    mr.jones, Itinerant Wanderer, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 26 months ago | reply

      Jefferson Lasher, a driver for the Ward Baking Co., had a sudden memory lapse while testifying at a state hearing about conspiracy (price fixing) among New York's wholesale bakeries.

    2. artolog 26 months ago | reply

      It must have been a cold hearing room. Everyone looks bundled up.

    3. artolog 26 months ago | reply

      Lasher was brought in by process servers at 4:15 p.m. on February 17th, 1915 and tried to slip out. However, the referee had him chased down and returned. At issue was whether he insisted that the stores he delivered to raise the price of a loaf from 5 to 6 cents. He did testify that his boss had told him to do so.

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