1915 Canal Workers Protest Ashtray
Artifact image contributed by Charles W. Hummer, Jr.
WE DONE OUR DAMN'DEST AND NOW WE PAY RENT
THE SOCIETY OF THE CHAGRES
ANNUAL DINNER 1915
|This commemorative protest ashtray that belonged to Charles's grandfather. This was the sentiment amongst the early construction day workers as 1915 came and the employees had to pay rent. The ashtrays were cast in brass by the Mechanical Division foundry.|