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

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 bar ... show 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
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  • 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 at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec
  • Temp. note: Batch four.
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  • United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)
  • Glass negatives.
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