Henry F. Bedfore Collection of Textile Related Photographs

Collection Number: 6692 P

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Henry F. Bedfore Collection of Textile Related Photographs, 1912
Collection Number:
6692 P
Creator:
Henry F. Bedford
Quantity:
1 file folder
Forms of Material:
Gelatin silver print, photographs.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographs from the March 14, 1912, Lawrence, Massachusetts, textile strike.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Photographs showing the end of the March 14, 1912, Lawrence, Massachusetts, textile strike, Big Bill Haywood speaking, strikers' children returning to Lawrence, and Decoration Day (Memorial Day).
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ettor, Joseph J.
Giovannitti, Arturo M., 1884-1959
Haywood, William (Big Bill)
O'Reilly, James T., 1851-1925
Sawyer, Roland D. (Roland Douglas), 1874-1969
Industrial Workers of the World.
Socialist Party of Massachusetts.

Subjects:
Bread and Roses Strike--1912
Children
Labor-related
Socialism -- United States
Strikes and lockouts
Strikes and lockouts--Textile industry--Massachusetts--Lawrence
Textile industry
Textile workers
Textile Workers' Strike, Lawrence, Mass., 1912
Women textile workers

Geographic Subjects:
Greenfield (Mass.)
Lawrence (Mass.)
Lawrence (Mass.)--History--20th century

Form and Genre Terms:
Gelatin silver print
Photographs


INFORMATION FOR USERS

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Restrictions on Use:
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Cite As:
Henry F. Bedfore Collection of Textile Related Photographs #6692 P. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6692 G: Henry F. Bedfore Collection of Textile Related Graphics

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
March 14, 1912. Snapshot gelatin silver print. Image depicts a meeting on Lawrence Common, Lawrence, Mass., where the textile strike was called off. View shows men, women and children standing on Common, listening to IWW leader speaking from grandstand. Written on reverse: Mass Meeting Common March 14, 1912 Calling off strike." 12.75 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot gelatin silver print, [1912]. Image depicts two little girls, holding flower baskets, leading a group of Ayer Mill Spinning Room workers in the parade celebrating the return of children of strikers who had been removed from Lawrence, Mass., during the textile strike of 1912. Written on reverse: "Leading the parade when kiddies came home." 12.75 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot gelatin silver print, [1912]. Image depicts crowd at B&M (Boston & Maine) railroad station, waiting for the return of children of strikers who had been removed from Lawrence, Mass., during the textile strike of 1912. Written on reverse: "At B & M. station waiting for kiddies to come home." 13 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot gelatin silver print. Image depicts parade through Lawrence, Mass., on Decoration Day (now known as Memorial Day) in 1912, two months after textile strike was over. Written on reverse: "I.W.W. parade Decoration Day 1912." 13 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot gelatin silver print. Image depicts parade through Lawrence, Mass., when children of strikers who had been removed from Lawrence during the textile strike returned home. Visible are crowds of onlookers; several horse-drawn wagons containing children; band. Written on reverse: "When "kiddies" came home." 13 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
March 14, 1912. Snapshot gelatin silver print. Image depicts people leaving the mass meeting on Lawrence Common, Lawrence, Mass., on March 14, 1912, after the textile strike was declared off. Written on reverse: "Leaving Mass Meeting Common March 14, 1912 Strike declared off." 12.75 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot gelatin silver prin. Image depicts large crowd at grave of boy apparently killed [?] or who died during textile strike, with several people laying wreaths. Decoration Day now known as Memorial Day. Written on reverse: "Grave of Ramy (?) boy Decoration Day 1912." 12.75 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot gelatin silver print. Image depicts a crowd of people laying a wreath on the grave of Anna LoPizzo (name variously spelled as: LoPezza, Lopezza, Lopezzo) on Decoration Day (now known as Memorial Day). LoPizzo was shot and killed on January 29, 1912 while protesting during the textile strike in Lawrence, Mass. Written on reverse: "Grave of Annie La Piza? Decoration Day 1912." 12.75 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1912
Format: black and white photograph
March 14, 1912. Snapshot gelatin silver print. Image depicts William "Big Bill" Haywood of the I.W.W. speaking on Lawrence Common, Lawrence, Mass., March 14, 1912, when the textile strike was called off. Written on reverse: " 'Big Bill' in action March 14, 1912." 13 x 9.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.