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Triumph for the walking-delegate

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1897-02-10.
Description:
A well-dressed union representative labeled "Walking Delegate" stands outside a prison cell, holding a paper that states "Law to Prohibit Convict Labor in State Prisons." A dejected prisoner sits in the cell. Caption: But idleness, misery and insanity for the unfortunate convict.
Subject:
Labor unions, Labor leaders, Criminals, Convict labor, Prisons, Unemployment, Boredom, Depression, Mental, Labor laws and legislation
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o288979
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