Item no. 12006
|Occupation: Manufacturing: garment|
|Collection: Cornell University Kheel Center|
The "No Smoking" sign may have been posted in response to awareness of fire hazards after the recent Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Note the most skilled worker in the photograph, the cutter, is wearing a tie.
From the International Ladies Garment Workers Union Archives.
See this image in the Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives exhibit.