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AFL-CIO rosewood and silver gavel, circa 1955

195528 x 9 cmPhotograph, documentarycolorJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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umd:685775
umd:685776

Summary:Rosewood gavel, double-headed ringed ends on turned handle, head wrapped in silver collar with engraving: "To George Meany on his election as the first president of the AFL-CIO, December 1955, From his colleagues of the British T.U.C
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Topical subjects: Meany, George, 1894-1980
Gavels
AFL-CIO
Trades Union Congress
Genre:Digital photographs
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Artifact Collection
  • accession 1984-0002-M97,
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:AFL-CIO
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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