"I'm making a $1.30 a day trimming out carriages at Newton's Buggy Company. It's just down Eleanor Street from where I live. I'm supporting my wife and our three year old daughter Mabel."
-Samuel Brink, white male, age 27
Photo captions: Exterior of Newton Carriage Company, Kalamazoo, circa 1900 (KVM collection); Unknown man in his 20s, circa 1890s (unknown collection); People in horse-drawn carraige, 1903 (Library of Congress collection).
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