Tag: worker portrait

Tailor James Hackett in Watertown

Tailor James Hackett in Watertown

Self-portrait of James Hackett at work at J. R. Miller & Co. in Watertown. He was a tailor there for many years. The photo is a scan of one of his 5″x7″ glass plate negatives. Circa 1900-1910. Photo donated by James Bullard, Hackett’s grandson.

The McCabes in front of Keene General Store in Keene

The McCabes in front of Keene General Store in Keene

Joy McCabe, and her husband, Tom McCabe, in front of their general store, Keene General Store. 1975. Keene, NY. It was next door to the Woodruff Motel. You can see the sign to the right. Photo courtesy of Sue Abbott Jones.

A. S. Rugge shirt factory workers on Park Street in Glens Falls

A. S. Rugge shirt factory workers on Park Street in Glens Falls

Workers of the A. S. Rugge shirt factory stand in front of the large frame factory building on Park Street in Glens Falls, NY. Circa 1893. The factory burned in 1894 and again in 1900. Courtesy of the Crandall Public Library Photograph Collection #1448, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library.

The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family posing inside the offices/work space of Modern Mechanical Fab, a metal fabrication company that builds large metal works in Champlain. From left to right: Brandon Trombly and his child, John Trombly, and Heather. August 2019. Photo courtesy of John and Heather Trombly. You can read and listen to the whole story here, […]

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway Pilot Association President Roger Paulus (left) and Seaway Pilot Don Metzger. 2012. Photo taken by and courtesy of Martin Zonnenberg. Don Metzger told a story about re-finding hope on the St. Lawrence Seaway after 9/11, you can listen to the story in the audio clip to the right.

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic. Circa 2017. Photo courtesy of Alvin Reiner/Rondack Rambler Photo. For Fred Shaw’s full story on the spiritual work he does in the Adirondacks, check out the full work story.  You can listen to the audio of that story here, on the right.  

Reverend Fred Shaw at the Pulpit in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at the Pulpit in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at the pulpit of the United Church of Christ. 2012. Elizabethtown, NY. Photo taken by Alvin Reiner. Shaw moved to the Adirondacks to be the reverend at the UCC in 1989. Listen to his story in the audio clip.