Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

Industrial Problems, Coöperation: France. Lille. "L'Union": Coöperative Societies, France: L'Union, Lille.: Founded 1892 by socialist workingmen. It began with a bakery supplying 36 members, has now in 1907, 6500 members consuming annually 3 million loaves of bread. 2% of the gross turnovers is deducted for social work. This includes in equal proportions grants to sick, injured, or needy members; grants to propagandist or educational work; and for the diffusion of socialist doctrines. Help to members is given in bread and groceries only; extending, if necessary, over a period of 12 weeks. This fund is also available during strikes, when members receive help in proportion to their purchases.: Social Museum Collection

Creator/Contributor:
Unidentified Artist, creator
Place Of Origin:
Lille, France
Creation Date:
c. 1907
Extent:
image: 13.2 x 10 cm (5 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
photograph
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Photographs
Culture:
French?
Materials/Techniques:
Gelatin silver print
Notes:
Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Social Museum Collection
Repository:
Harvard Art Museums
Rights:
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Record ID:
HUAM11252soc_urn-3:HUAM:OCP14768_dynmc
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/HUAM11252soc/urn-3:HUAM:OCP14768_dynmc/catalog