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Why central labor unions should be a part of the American federation of labor ... How to form a central labor union .... American federation of labor. Headquarters 423-5 G. St. N. W. Washington, D. C. [n. d.].

Why central labor unions should be a part of the American federation o...

On verso: [Stamp] P. Amer. Fed of Labor. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 209, Folder 7a.

The American federation of labor does what all federations of labor unions do, attempts to give solidarity to the labor movement by getting the various sections of the labor army into touch with each other ... Organizing bureau of the American f

The American federation of labor does what all federations of labor un...

On verso: [Stamp] P. Amer. Fed. Of Labor. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 209, Folder 7c.

Union Building, Quincy Massachusetts

Union Building, Quincy Massachusetts

School St. Courtesy of Thomas Crane Public Library

Order of United American Mechanics, honesty, industry & sobriety

Order of United American Mechanics, honesty, industry & sobriety

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Category designation on... More

Ancient order of United Workmen, purity, education, elevation of mankind

Ancient order of United Workmen, purity, education, elevation of manki...

8148 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2... More

The tournament of today - a set-to between labor and monopoly / F. Graetz.

The tournament of today - a set-to between labor and monopoly / F. Gra...

Print shows a jousting tournament between an oversized knight riding horse-shaped armor labeled "Monopoly" over a locomotive, with a long plume labeled "Arrogance", and carrying a shield labeled "Corruption of ... More

The cave of despair / F. Opper.

The cave of despair / F. Opper.

Print shows Jay Gould as a giant holding a large club labeled "Monopoly", sitting on rocks, gleefully watching a line of downtrodden people entering a cave labeled "Western Union Telegraph Company - All Hope Ab... More

The slave-market of to-day / Gillam.

The slave-market of to-day / Gillam.

Illustration shows trade union laborers, some in chains labeled "High Tariff" and "Tariff", and one standing on a block labeled "Trade Unions", being auctioned by a man labeled "Protectionist Statesman" to capi... More

It works both ways / Zimmerman.

It works both ways / Zimmerman.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Labor Union" raising a large club labeled "Boycotting" over his head, about to strike a man labeled "Manufacturer" sitting behind a desk, in the process, he strikes a man label... More

The absurdities of the boycott / F. Opper.

The absurdities of the boycott / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a stupefied laborer reading a notice that states "You are hereby ordered to Boycott as follows. Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York Tribune, Straiton & Storms' Cigars, Thalia Theatre, All Fashionabl... More

Women delegates to the 1886 convention of the Knights of Labor

Women delegates to the 1886 convention of the Knights of Labor

Photograph shows group portrait of eight women and a baby; Miss Mary Anderson, seated, hand on baby's head, and Miss Laura Graddick, standing, second from right. Title from item.

Arbitration is the true balance of power. Puck: "Don't meddle with the hands, gentlemen - this pendulum is the only thing to regulate that clock!" / J. Keppler.

Arbitration is the true balance of power. Puck: "Don't meddle with the...

Two men setting hands "labor" of clock "business," as Puck, standing on book "Common sense," holds up pendulum "arbitration." Illus. in: Puck, v. 19, 1886 March 17, pp. 40-41.

Virginia - tenth annual convention of the Knights of Labor, at Richmond - Frank J. Farrell, colored delegate of District Assembly No. 49, introducing General Master Workman Powderly to the convention / from a sketch by Joseph Becker.

Virginia - tenth annual convention of the Knights of Labor, at Richmon...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1886 Oct. 16, p. 129.

Saved! The Republican Party throws its protecting shield over American labor

Saved! The Republican Party throws its protecting shield over American...

19254 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

King Debs / W.A. Rogers.

King Debs / W.A. Rogers.

Caricature of Eugene Debs, wearing crown labelled "Deb's American railway union", seated on section of bridge "highway of trade", in body of water. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1894 July 14, p. 649.

Supreme assembly, Knight Artisans of the World

Supreme assembly, Knight Artisans of the World

37560 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

Triumph for the walking-delegate / J.S. Pughe.

Triumph for the walking-delegate / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a well-dressed union representative labeled "Walking Delegate" standing outside a prisoner's prison cell, holding a paper that states "Law to Prohibit Convict Labor in State Prisons"; a dejected pri... More

The two trusts / Keppler.

The two trusts / Keppler.

Print shows two large male figures, one, wearing business attire, is labeled "Commercial Trust", he is holding paper labeled "Order to Raise Wages" and the other labeled "Labor Trust" is armed with a bomb, a ha... More

A lesson of the last strikes / J.S. Pughe.

A lesson of the last strikes / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a man labeled "Organized Labor" climbing the steps to a building labeled "Law, Prosperity, [and] Order", when a bomb labeled "Dynamite Argument" that explodes in his face. Title from item. Illus. fr... More

Junior order of United American Mechanics, virtue, liberty & patriotism

Junior order of United American Mechanics, virtue, liberty & patriotis...

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Category designation on... More

The foolish calf, a lesson to labor

The foolish calf, a lesson to labor

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Edwards, Deutsch & Heit... More

Woman suffrage has champions, NAWSA suffrage scrapbooks

Woman suffrage has champions, NAWSA suffrage scrapbooks

Senator William Armstrong and Susan B Anthony suggest strategies for woman suffrage campaign: letters, petitions, delegations, municipal suffrage for tax-paying women; constitutional amendment requirements

A strike preventive Keppler

A strike preventive Keppler

Illustration shows Puck talking to a laborer who is sitting at home, on strike; Puck shows him a paper that states: "Cost of the steel strike to the workingman $10,000,000", standing behind the man is a woman h... More

The difficulty / Frank A. Nankivell.

The difficulty / Frank A. Nankivell.

Illustration shows two Irish women talking in a kitchen over a cup of tea; in the background, an old man is sitting in a rocking chair, reading the newspaper. Title from item. Caption: Mrs. Kelly Does your hus... More

The joys of attempting the impossible / Keppler.

The joys of attempting the impossible / Keppler.

Illustration shows Senator Mark Hanna drawing a life-sized portrait of himself as a Greek or Roman statesman; two men labeled "Capital" and "Labor" stand nearby, in the backgroud is a large monument stating "In... More

An effective battering ram in the hands of the right men / Kep.

An effective battering ram in the hands of the right men / Kep.

Illustration shows two strong men labeled "Labor" and "Commerce" using a battering ram labeled "Tariff Reform" to knock down a door in a building flying a banner that states "High Protection"; a fightened man l... More

Labor's idea of elevating itself / J.S. Pughe.

Labor's idea of elevating itself / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Labor" sitting on a huge firecracker labeled "Capital" which he is igniting with a torch labeled "Strikes" giving off fumes labeled "Discontent" as he puts the flame to a fuse ... More

Only one standard / Keppler.

Only one standard / Keppler.

Illustration shows a mob of labor union laborers charging up the steps of the U.S. Capitol, one man carries a flag that states "The (Labor) Union forever! The man who works when we won't, is a traitor - Kill Hi... More

A hint to organized labor / J.S. Pughe.

A hint to organized labor / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a well-dressed man labeled "Walking Delegate" wearing sandwich boards that state "Notice to Businessmen - This is to certify that the Labor Trust, like all other Trusts, has been duly Incorpo... More

Between two of a kind / Keppler.

Between two of a kind / Keppler.

Illustration shows an angry capitalist labeled "Commercial Trust" confronting an angry laborer labeled "Labor Trust" holding a club labeled "Strike"; between them is a diminutive man labeled "Consumer", he is o... More

Suggestive

Suggestive

This illustration entitled, "Suggestive", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on March 13, 1902, depicts Labor Unions rubbing elbows with Senator Marcus Hanna, who had proven ... More

Liberty? / J.S. Pughe.

Liberty? / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a caricature of the Statue of Liberty where Liberty has been replaced by a labor union "Walking Delegate", his torch labeled "Lawlessness" and he holds a tablet labeled "Tyranny"; at the base... More

Concerning a growing menace / Keppler.

Concerning a growing menace / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt standing at a flag-draped podium on the right, pointing to two men on the left, each with a foot on a female figure labeled "Law" lying on the ground; one man has... More

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Illustration shows a clerk in an office telling his employer that he needs... More

Dumping their Jonah / J.S. Pughe.

Dumping their Jonah / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a ship labeled "Labor" sailing into dark clouds labeled "Employers' Disclosures" on a sea labeled "Oblivion"; laborers on board the ship are pushing over the side a man labeled "Walking Deleg... More

Justice aroused / Kep.

Justice aroused / Kep.

Illustration shows a large, angry female figure representing Justice, drawing a sword labeled "Law and Order" as she strides toward striking union laborers who, taking the law into their own hands, are beating ... More

Skilled labor / J.S. Pughe.

Skilled labor / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a labor union "Walking Delegate" with one hand pulling money from the pocket of a diminutive figure labeled "Employer" and the other hand pulling money from the pocket of another diminutive f... More

The only way out - fighting them with their own weapons / Keppler.

The only way out - fighting them with their own weapons / Keppler.

Illustration shows a larger-than-life-size man, the representative for the "Employers Union", who gestures toward a sign on a wall around a construction site, the sign states "Notice - The right to lock out is ... More

In unions there is strength! / J.S. Pughe.

In unions there is strength! / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Employer's Union" and a man labeled "Workingman's Union" drinking a toast while sitting on the back of a man sprawled on the ground, clutching papers labeled "Bribes" and "Brok... More

By the grace of "Justice" / J.S. Pughe.

By the grace of "Justice" / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Samuel Parks, recently released from prison on extortion charges, still wearing his prison stripes, cracking a whip over the heads of two diminutive figures, one labeled "Capital" and the oth... More

The microbe of unionism / Ehrhart.

The microbe of unionism / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with a "Labor Agitator" sitting in the center with strings attached to marionettes or puppets from all walks of life and social classes; the vignettes around the central fi... More

Next, the tramps / Gallaway.

Next, the tramps / Gallaway.

Illustration shows two tramps sitting on railroad ties, one is reading the newspaper, and there is a pot of water(?) on a campfire; there are two railroad cars, a coal car and a box car, in the background. Titl... More

In the court of public opinion / P.

In the court of public opinion / P.

Illustration shows a police officer holding a hat labeled "Law and Order" standing in a courtroom with a labor union "Walking Delegate" who has papers showing in his pocket labeled "Bribes" and "Broken Contract... More

At the stake / Keppler.

At the stake / Keppler.

Illustration shows three men labeled "Riot, Lynching, [and] Violence" burning a female figure labeled "Law and Order" at the stake; she is bound to the stake with ribbons labeled "Prejudice" and "Defiance". Tit... More

Unionism or the National Guard? / Ehrhart.

Unionism or the National Guard? / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a laborer standing at center holding a rifle labeled "Law and Order" and a National Guard uniform labeled "Patriotism" which he is offering to Uncle Sam who is standing on the left with his h... More

A dangerous brew / Ehrhart.

A dangerous brew / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows John Mitchell and Samuel Gompers, representing the United Mine Workers and the American Federation of Labor, as witches stirring a "dangerous brew" of labor violence in a cauldron labeled "Un... More

Our uncrowned kings / Ehrhart.

Our uncrowned kings / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows three statues labeled "Cook, Walking Delegate, [and] Head Waiter" on the left and three statues labeled "Coachman, Car Porter, [and] Janitor" on the right; people are bowing down, kneeling, a... More

Will the white slave have a Lincoln? / Ehrhart.

Will the white slave have a Lincoln? / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a man labeled "'Independent' Labor" tied to a post labeled "Organized Tyranny" and being whipped by a man labeled "Professional Entertainer"; in the background, a factory is burning. Title fr... More

The Hoosier Don Quixote / J.K. after Doré.

The Hoosier Don Quixote / J.K. after Doré.

Illustration shows Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks as Don Quixote sitting in a chair, reading, with a sword in raised right hand, with visions of former (and current) presidents, as well as some of the soci... More

Miss Rose Schneiderman, New York, Vice-President of the Women's Trade Union of N.Y.C.

Miss Rose Schneiderman, New York, Vice-President of the Women's Trade ...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Rose Schneiderman, facing forward, wearing high-collared dress or blouse with large bow at neck. Verso: "Please return to E... More

The annual pleasantry / Keppler.

The annual pleasantry / Keppler.

Illustration shows a fourth of July celebration with a man standing on a large podium reading the "Declaration of Independence" while sandwiched between two large figures wearing robes and crowns labeled "Preda... More

Presentation of U.S. flag to Labor Unions by I.O.O.F Lodge. Labor Day. Red Granite, Wisc.

Presentation of U.S. flag to Labor Unions by I.O.O.F Lodge. Labor Day....

Photograph shows crowds of townspeople gathered along sidewalks; a large group of men from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows stand in the road as teams of decorated horse and buggies approach them; one man h... More

Did they think it was a dirigible? / Keppler.

Did they think it was a dirigible? / Keppler.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan and Samuel Gompers, looking worried, in a hot air balloon labeled "Labor Vote" caught in an electrical storm with lightning labeled "Revolt" and driven by winds to an u... More

"Here, Puss, Puss!" / L.M. Glackens.

"Here, Puss, Puss!" / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan offering a bowl of "Anti-Injunction Cream" and William H. Taft offering a sprig of "Anti-Injunction Catnip" to a cat labeled "Labor Vote" that has the face of Samuel Go... More

Putting it up to him / K.

Putting it up to him / K.

Illustration shows a oversized man labeled "Capitol", possibly Sereno E. Payne, sitting on a throne, holding a large cake labeled "Tariff Graft"; a smaller man labeled "Labor" is standing next to him, holding a... More

7th annual conv., Int'. Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chaffeurs [sic], Stablemen & Helpers, Peoria, Ill., Aug. 5, '10

7th annual conv., Int'. Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chaffeurs [sic], Sta...

J144935 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; International Stereograph Co.; September 3, 1910. On front: "Copyright 1910 by International Stereograph Co., general photographers, Decatur, Ill.".

Trade Union procession for Triangle Waist Co. fire victims

Trade Union procession for Triangle Waist Co. fire victims

Photo shows a procession of men on horseback in foreground, with others walking in the rain behind, and the arch at Washington Square in the background. Title and other information transcribed from caption card... More

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The magic hat / Kep.

The magic hat / Kep.

Illustration shows, at center, Samuel Gompers standing on a platform, pointing to a sign with a whip labeled "Expulsion", the sign states "To Organized Labor defend you persecuted brethren. Put up, or lose you ... More

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Illustration shows a large ape with human face wearing a sheep skin as a d... More

Wellington Harbour, during 1913 "Strike".  From the album: Wellington waterfront strike, 1913
Some stunt for Samuel / Kep.

Some stunt for Samuel / Kep.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as a tightrope walker, with Seth Low hanging onto his coattails, pushing a wheelbarrow labeled "Arbitration" on which two men are tied, one labeled "Railroads" and the other labeled... More

NWTUL Convention, St. Louis, 1913

NWTUL Convention, St. Louis, 1913

Photographer's address: Temple Bldg., St. Louis. Forms part of National Women's Trade Union League of America collection. Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; 1952.

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LABOR UNIONS. CORSET BUYERS ASSN. DELEGATION AT WHITE HOUSE
LABOR UNIONS. CORSET BUYERS ASSN. DELEGATION AT WHITE HOUSE

LABOR UNIONS. CORSET BUYERS ASSN. DELEGATION AT WHITE HOUSE

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

The unemployed

The unemployed

A group of idle men, identified by a banner as the "I Won't Workers," stand up to their knees in snow in front of a large snow bank in which several shovels are stuck. A sign stuck into the snow bank reveals t... More

[Samuel Gompers - Federal Commission on industrial relations, New York, New York]

[Samuel Gompers - Federal Commission on industrial relations, New York...

Samuel Gompers, seated on platform, facing left. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Anti-strike auto, George Grantham Bain Collection

Anti-strike auto, George Grantham Bain Collection

Musicians' union van used to boycott N.Y. street cars. George Grantham Bain Collection.

6th Biennial Convention, Nat'l Women's Trade League, 6/4 to 9, 1917

6th Biennial Convention, Nat'l Women's Trade League, 6/4 to 9, 1917

Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; 1952. Forms part of National Women's Trade Union League of America collection.

American Federation of Labor. Exterior of American Federation of Labor
Congress of Industrial Organizations Building. Exterior of C.I.O. Building I
Congress of Industrial Organizations Building. Exterior of C.I.O. Building II
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Building. Exterior view of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Building
A.R. Clas buildings. Electric Union Building drawing

A.R. Clas buildings. Electric Union Building drawing

Subject card annotation: A.R. Clas, Room 235, Shoreham Building.

Electrical Workers Benefit Association. Exterior of Electrical Workers Benefit Association Building
Irish labor protest meeting against judicial murder by the state of Massachusetts of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Building. Exterior view of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Building
Congress of Industrial Organizations Building. Exterior of C.I.O. Building I
Congress of Industrial Organizations Building. Exterior of C.I.O. Building II
Electrical Workers Benefit Association. Exterior of Electrical Workers Benefit Association Building
A.R. Clas buildings. Electric Union Building drawing
American Federation of Labor. Exterior of American Federation of Labor
Forty Acres, 30168 Garces Highway (Northwest Corner of Garces Highway and Mettler Avenue), Delano, Kern County, CA

Forty Acres, 30168 Garces Highway (Northwest Corner of Garces Highway ...

Significance: Forty Acres is closely associated with the life of Cesar Chavez and the history of the farm worker movement he led from 1962 until his death in 1993. Located on the outskirts of Delano, California... More

Drinking fountains are provided at engineering projects and recreational parks for visitors' convenience. This one was donated by the labor unions associated in the Tennessee Valley Workers' Council as a memorial to a labor relations official of the Authority after his death. The bronze dedication placque carries the favorite stanza of the deceased which reads as follows: "Mourn not the dead who in the cool earth lie, Dust unto dust, The calm sweet earth that mothers all who die, As all men must, But rather mourn the apathetic throng, The cowed and the meek, Who know the world's great anguish and its wrong, And dare not speak."
Drinking fountains are provided at engineering projects and recreational parks for visitors' convenience. This one was donated by the labor unions associated in the Tennessee Valley Workers' Council as a memorial to a labor relations official of the Authority after his death. The bronze dedication placque carries the favorite stanza of the deceased which reads as follows: "Mourn not the dead who in the cool earth lie, Dust unto dust, The calm sweet earth that mothers all who die, As all men must, But rather mourn the apathetic throng, The cowed and the meek, Who know the world's great anguish and its wrong, And dare not speak."

Drinking fountains are provided at engineering projects and recreation...

Original Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) number: KX 316. Title and other information from caption sheet entry. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division... More

Hawthorne Naval Ammunition Depot, Babbitt Housing Area, Drug Store-Union Hall, U.S. Highway 95, Hawthorne, Mineral County, NV

Hawthorne Naval Ammunition Depot, Babbitt Housing Area, Drug Store-Uni...

Survey number: HABS NV-23-E Building/structure dates: 1945 Initial Construction

C.I.O. organizers take to the water

C.I.O. organizers take to the water

Organizers for the National Maritime Union using launches to campaign among harbor boatmen during a union election. NYWTS staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograp... More

A.F. of L. President protests to Roosevelt about P.W.A. labor. Washington, D.C., May 20. William Green, President of the A.F. of L. carried a protest to the president of the U.S. that a PWA order barred thousands of unemployed building workers from PWA projects because they are not actually on relief, that some of the labor unions are carrying these men, or have some other source of income other than government relief. Left to right: M.J. McDonough, Sec. Treasurer of the buildings Trade Dept. of the A.F. of L.; William Green, President; and Harry O. Dates, President of the Bricklayers Union, 5201937

A.F. of L. President protests to Roosevelt about P.W.A. labor. Washing...

Title from unverified data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available a... More

Senate committee told labor unions must accept responsibility in construction industry. Washington, D.C., Dec. 9. Labor Unions must accept their responsibility in the construction industry, Charles G. Meyer, Wayside, Long Island, builder, told the Senate Banking and Currency Committee today. He testified on the proposed Housing Act amendments. Asked the most effective way to place that responsibility, Meyer replied, "I would like to take labor into a partnership for the life of the project" 12937

Senate committee told labor unions must accept responsibility in const...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

A.F. of L. President protests to Roosevelt about P.W.A. labor. Washington, D.C., May 20. William Green, President of the A.F. of L. carried a protest to the president of the U.S. that a PWA order barred thousands of unemployed building workers from PWA projects because they are not actually on relief, that some of the labor unions are carrying these men, or have some other source of income other than government relief. Left to right: M.J. McDonough, Sec. Treasurer of the buildings Trade Dept. of the A.F. of L.; William Green, President; and Harry O. Dates, President of the Bricklayers Union, 5/20/1937
R.R. labor unions

R.R. labor unions

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Date based on date of negatives in same range. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Colle... More

Chairman of R.R. Labor Unions

Chairman of R.R. Labor Unions

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Date based on date of negatives in same range. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Colle... More

United action means victory, story of the General Motors tool & die strike, 1939

United action means victory, story of the General Motors tool & die st...

Sponsored film about the 1939 Tool and Die Makers Union strike against General Motors in Detroit, Saginaw, and Cleveland. Voices: Virginia Stevens, Earl Robinson ; commentary: Charles Gordon. Edited by UAW-CIO ... More

U.S. Maritime Commission poster. Poster distributed by the U.S. Maritime Commission to U.S. employment offices, hotels, taverns, post offices, labor unions, etc. The original comes in two sizes: 28 1/2 inches by 40 inches, and 14 1/4 inches by 20 inches, and is printed in red, blue, and black on white. Copies may be obtained from Bureau of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information (OWI), 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Brooms lashed together over roof of Maritime Union Building on W 17 St / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller.

Brooms lashed together over roof of Maritime Union Building on W 17 St...

Two brooms lashed together on a flagpole over union headquarters indicating a clean sweep victory of union president Joseph Curran over the communists in union elections. NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of:... More

With these hands

With these hands

President William Green of the American Federation of Labor and President David Dubinsky of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union introduce the film. The main feature is a dramatization of a union wo... More

City employees picket City Hall / World Telegram photo by Dick DeMarsico.

City employees picket City Hall / World Telegram photo by Dick DeMarsi...

Teamster Union members holding picket signs supporting higher raises and pensions. NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Harry S. Truman at Groundbreaking for Truman Library

Harry S. Truman at Groundbreaking for Truman Library

Caption: The Independence Lions Club donated a gold-plated shovel for former President Harry S. Truman (center, foreground) to use at the Harry S. Truman Library groundbreaking at Slover Park in Independence, M... More

Bullet Damage

Bullet Damage

The farmworker union and the farmworkers themselves were frequently subjected to violence from growers and even other labor unions. Bullets were fired from a passing vehicles in the late 1960s, leaving holes in... More

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