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Illinois Labor History Society (Chicago, IL 60604-2200)
Leslie F. Orear (Project Director: October 1975 to present)

On the Job in Illinois: Then and Now

To create a photographic collection depicting Illinois workers on their jobs and in the industrial environment. Historical and contemporary material is to be combined to illustrate changes in the nature of work and the workplace. Also depicted will be relationship of workers to industrial processes. A traveling exhibition of 100 photographs are to tour the state during the Bicentennial. Exhibition centers will be in such public places as shopping malls. A catalogue is to accompany the exhibit.

Project fields:
Labor History

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$33,500 (approved)
$33,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1975 – 10/31/1976