Item no. 28108
|Occupation: Manufacturing: garment|
|Collection: Cornell University Kheel Center|
Sewing Machine Operator at Work
The sewing machine operator is the indispensable element in the fashioning of garments of every nature. This is one of three close-up images of a garment worker's hands at work that are featured in an historical plaque in Union Square, New York City.
See the "Tools and Skills" plaque in our exhibit on Union Square.
Undated photograph from UNITE Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University