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Delegation of nine, young Italian labor leaders is welcomed to sessions of the the Illinois State Federation of Labor convention in Springfield, IL, 1956

195620.8 x 25.4 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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umd:684116
umd:684117

Summary:A delegation of nine, young Italian labor leaders is welcomed to sessions of the Illinois State Federation of Labor convention in Springfield, IL, 1956. All had studied at Columbia University. The exchange students were in the United States under the auspices of the Office of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor. Pictured: (center) Governor William G. Stratton, Reuben Soderstrom, President of the Illinois State Federation of Labor; and James P. Mitchell, Secretary of Labor.
Provider:AFL-CIO
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinois
Place of origin – Settlement:Springfield
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Illinois
Geographical subject – Settlement:Chicago
Topical subjects: Soderstrom, Reuben G., 1888-1970
Stratton, William G.
Mitchell, James P., 1900-1964
Illinois State Federation of Labor. Convention
Columbia University
Labor unions
Labor leaders
Governors
Cabinet officers
United States. Department of Labor
Students
Genre:Portrait photographs
Group portraits
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Photographic Prints
  • series 2
  • box 21
  • folder 126
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-001
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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