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Catalog Number 2006.044.0069
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description A Labor Celebration in 1902—A group of celebrating miners gathered on a street in the lower end of town. Among those pictured are Bob Sommerville (on horse,with flag) Joe Goulde (constable) John Curdy, Bob Orr, Bill Sargeant (boy at lower left), Old Man Taylor (beard at left), Theo Brockman, Jack Forsythe Charlie Reeb Bill Crumby, Herst Beever, Sam Curdy, Andy Stevenson, Scotty Murray, Charlie Bisch, Bob England, Charlie Dixon Billie Herbert, Charlie Rowan Kier England, Ervin (Dinny) Driscoll, John Stewart, Joe Altimus (hat askew), Tom Williams (boy at back), Jonathan Smith Lance Sommerville (small boy among band), Janie Wright in front of Ed Wright in band, Dr. and Mrs. W P Reynolds (upper right of the group) and Mike "Holywater" or "Beefsteak" Mike in front of the doctors. Children are lined up in the background for a handout of candy. Each Union member wore his ribbon with the red, white and blue out for gala occasions. For the occasion of a funeral the black “In Memoriam” side was turned outward.
Photographer Bill Whithorn
Title A Labor Celebration in 1902
Collection Whithorn Collection