Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Butchers' Union Drum Corps

I came across this wonderful photograph of the Butchers’ Union Drum Corps, circa 1910, in the San Francisco – Labor photograph files while collecting materials to reproduce for the Labor Archives and Research Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration on May Day:

The energy working people invested in the production, rather than the consumption, of culture in the Progressive Era continues to surprise and impress this modern worker.

– Marie Silva, Archivist & Manuscripts Librarian
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