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Dickens's London: in pictures

One of the earliest photographs recording a London industry, this picture is one of a series taken by Geoffrey Bevington, a leather merchant and tanner from Bermondsey. Bermondsey was the capital's leather processing centre, and these pictures were displayed at the Bevington and Sons' stand at the 1862 International Exhibition.

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May 1 - In the former Soviet Union, 1 May was International Workers' Day and was celebrated with huge parades in cities like Moscow. Though the celebrations are low-key nowadays, several groups march on that day to protest grievances the workers have

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Frank Meadow Sutcliffe : Two women winding wool. Ref: E5

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Construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, January 1930 from Loftus Street Circular Quay, Sydney

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pinterest.com/fra411 #builders - Steel Worker on Socony Mobil Building in NYC, 1955

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from The Atlantic

Slavery Still Exists

Slavery Still Exists: At an illegal gold mine in Accra, Ghana

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Poster "International Day of Working Women" by Valentina Kulagina, 1930, Russia.

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Clara Zetkin in 1897 - she organized the first International Woman's Day.

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from ww2db.com

[Photo] Soviet KV-1 tanks on parade at the Palace Square in Leningrad, Russia, 1 May 1942

World War II, the Siege of Leningrad. Soviet KV-1 tanks during the parade on the Palace Square in Leningrad, Russia, 1 May 1942. Photo by Boris Kudoyarov.

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