About This Item


  • TitleEmployees of I. Defrancisci & Son Macaroni Machines
  • Call NumberOSOS_0015
  • SummaryGroup portrait of eleven employees, most wearing overalls and standing or sitting amid heavy machinery, inside in the Defrancisci & Son Macaroni Machines factory at 219 Morgan Avenue. Standing right to left: Joseph DeFrancisci, Ignazio DeFrancisci and Cosimo Alati, and five others. Sitting right to left: unknown, Dominic LoPardo and Joseph Bontempi (with hand under chin).
  • Date[1917]
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 image file : digital, TIFF, black & white
  • Genredigital imagesgroup portraits
  • NoteTitle supplied by cataloger. Date supplied by donor: July 1917. Original photograph (dimensions unknown) digitized on Aug. 4, 2015 as a TIFF. Donated for capture offsite by Leonard DeFrancisci. Collected through the Our Streets, Our Stories community heritage project, a part of the Culture in Transit grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight News Challenge.
  • SubjectBlue collar workers -- New York (State) -- New York ; Factories -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsOur Streets, Our Stories collection, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
  • RightsThis work is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. Users are free to share and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes as long as appropriate credit is given to the source and new material created with this work is shared under the same conditions.
  • Digital Public Library of AmericaThis item is represented in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).