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George Meany shakes hands with some of those gathered at the AFL-CIO's 1955 convention, where the AFL and the CIO merged.

195520.5 x 25.3 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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Summary:Meany shakes hands with various individuals gathered at the AFL-CIO's 1955 Unity Convention, where the AFL and the CIO merged together. Also pictured: A. Philip Randolph (second to the left).
Provider:AFL-CIO
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects: AFL-CIO. Constitutional Convention
Meany, George, 1894-1980
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979
Labor unions
Labor leaders
Meetings
ArchivesUM location:RG96-001. Photographic Prints
  • series 1.1
  • box 19
  • folder 19/1-Conventions: AFL-CIO-merger, 1955
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-001
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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