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The slave-market of to-day
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Title:

The slave-market of to-day

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

Trade union laborers, some in chains labeled "High Tariff" and "Tariff," and one standing on a block labeled "Trade Unions," are being auctioned by a man labeled "Protectionist Statesman" to capitalists and manufacturers, including Cyrus W. Field and William H. Vanderbilt. In the background is a row of factories. A sign states "Quotations. Average wage for skilled workman $7 a Week or $359 a Year." Caption: "Going - going - lower - lower!"

Creation Date:

1884-01-02

Creator:

Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896

Citation (Chicago Style):

The slave-market of to-day. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287867. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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