In 2009 we published Steven Ashby and C. J. Hawking’s book Staley: The Fight for a New American Labor Movement.  Here’s a postcard view of Decatur’s Staley plant around 1940.

The A. E. Staley Manufacturing Company, Decatur, ca. 1940. Curt Teich & Co., Chicago; C. T. American Art; Decatur News Agency, Decatur, Ill.

Taken from Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo (University of Illinois Press, October 2012).  Previous postcards here, herehere, here, here, and here.

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