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Throngs of people on Solidarity Day, Washington, DC, September 19, 1981

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Summary:A dense crowd of union members marching in the Solidarity Day march. The Washington Monument is in the background. 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.)
Place of origin – District:National Mall
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Washington (D.C.)
Topical subjects:AFL-CIO
Protest movements
Labor
Labor union members
Union busting
Reagan, Ronald
Solidarity
Marching
Labor--United States--History
Labor unions--United States--History
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Photographic Prints
  • series 1: Subject Files
  • subseries 3: Photographs 1975-1995
  • box 47
  • folder 11: 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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