Collection Artwork
Burgert (Tampa, Florida, 1899 – 1963, Tampa, Florida)
title unknown
gelatin silver print
paper size: 8 1/8 x 10 in.
image size: 7 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed outside Fleetwood and Cadillac plant , Detroit , Michigan, United States, North America
Inscribed in blue ink, verso, upper left, slanted: Strikes [encircled] / Auto Workers [double underlined] / Det [underlined]
Stamped in purple ink, verso, top center: BY NEWS STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER [underlined]
Stamped in purple ink, verso, center: PHOTOGRAPHER / BURGERT / REPORTER [in box]
Drawn in blue ink and pencil, verso, center, on top of stamp: [scribble]
Inscribed in pencil, verso, center: file
Stamped in purple ink, verso, top right: 1937 JAN 16 PM 38
Stamped in blue ink, verso, top right: JAN 22 1937
Typewritten in black ink, on paper, adhered, verso, top right, sideways: yap 655
Inscribed in pencil, verso, lower left: Sit down / M [remainder of word illegible] going to meeting / after leaving Fleetwood + Cadillac [last two words underlined]

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Nathan Bloom ’21
Inspired by the performance Honey Baby in the exhibition Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.