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Title
First annual picnic of the "Knights of Labor" - more fun for the spectators than for the performers
Type
Still Image
Subject
Gould, Jay, 1836-1892.
Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885.
Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892.
Sage, Russell, 1816-1906.
Roach, John, 1813-1887.
Capitalists & financiers--1880-1890.
Monopolies--1880-1890.
Corruption--1880-1890.
Laborers--1880-1890.
Wages--1880-1890.
Cost & standard of living--1880-1890.
Social classes--1880-1890.
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
Chromolithographs--Color--1880-1890.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2012647217
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Print shows Jay Gould, William H. Vanderbilt, Cyrus Field, Russell Sage, and John Roach riding in a carriage past a crowd of laborers labeled "Knights of Labor" and "Pittsburg Free Strikers" who are watching a man labeled "Workingman" trying to climb a "Greased" pole carrying a child on his back and with a woman and child hanging from his belt. The pole is greased with "Monopoly Grease", at top are "Higher Wages, Bread, Tobacco, Wine, [and] Ham". The view from the pole shows factories in the middle distance and the "Roach Monopolist Ship Builder" facility in the background.
Authorized Access Point
Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894, First annual picnic of the "Knights of Labor" - more fun for the spectators than for the performers