Protest silk boycott. Washington, D.C., Jan. 28. Members...

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Protest silk boycott. Washington, D.C., Jan. 28. Members of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers arriving today at Union Station today from they staged a parade to the White House as a protest against the boycott of Japanese silk. The women, three hundred strong, carried banners exhorting women to continue to wear silk hose and thus save the jobs of thousands of hosiery workers, 1/28/38

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Harris & Ewing Collection (Library of Congress).

Harris & Ewing, photographer
  • Glass negatives.
  • 1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller
  • Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection.
  • Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
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