A look ahead; - but not so very far ahead, either!

Author:
Ehrhart, S. D. (Samuel D.), approximately 1862-1937
Date:
1899-02-08
Description:
An Irish American woman labeled "Walking Delegate" displays the "By-Laws of the Help Lady's Union" during a dinner party hosted by an elderly woman sitting at a table with her guests. Women domestics are seen removing their aprons, as a man in the background orders the "Walking Delegate" to leave.
Subject:
Household employees, Contracts, Women--Employment, Women's clothing, Upper class
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=o289080
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