Another Day at Work

The phrase “Bread & Roses” originated with U.S. suffragist Helen Todd in 1910:  “helping forward the time when life’s Bread, which is home, shelter and security, and the Roses of life, music, education, nature and books, shall be the heritage of every child that is born…

Today the phrase signifies workers’ rights & the dignity of all labor – from coal miners & shopkeepers to dancers, farmers, & ‘knowledge workers.’

Tree Meister
Stonemason
Mime miner (Malaga, Spain)
Musician, New Orleans
shopkeeper smoke break, Hanoi
Barista
Work break - Angkor Thom temple dancers Cambodia
Heading to the fields, Danang
Slicing jamón ibérico, Ronda, Spain
Falconer, Algondales, Spain.
Fishermen looking for conch, Turneffe Atoll, Belize
Harvesting mongongo nuts, Nhoma, Namibia
Waiting for next passenger, Hanoi
Airport meeting