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Machinists Union members of gathered to celebrate Solidarity Day, 1981

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Summary:Machinists Union members of gathered to celebrate Solidarity Day. One sign says "Health and Safety, Be a Model, Set a Pattern." Another sign says "Mandate my Ass." The Solidarity March occurred on September 19, 1981 and was a protest against President Reagan's union-busting policies. Hundreds of thousands of union members participated in the Solidarity Day march.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Washington (D.C.)
Temporal subject: 19-0--1
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Washington (D.C.)
Topical subjects: AFL-CIO
Protest movements
Protest posters
Labor
Labor Unions
Labor union members
Union busting
Solidarity
Labor--United States--History
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Photographic Prints
  • series 1: Subject Files
  • subseries 3: Photographs 1975-1995
  • box 6
  • folder 5: Solidarity Days
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-001
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:AFL-CIO; University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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