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Francis Gorman, President of the United Textile Workers, and R.J. Watt, American Representative of the International Labor Office in Geneva, Switzerland, May 8, 1939

1939-05-817 x 21.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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Summary:This is a photo of Gorman and Watt speaking to one another face to face. They are sitting down while having this conversation. Front caption reads: "Harris and Ewing Photos // AF of L Textile Workers Gird up loins for battle with CIO organizers // Washington, DC May 8-- R.J. Watt, American Labor Representative of the International Labor Office at Geneva and Francis J. Gorman, President of the AF of L United Textile Workers disucssion plans of a fight against organizing efforts of the CIO in the textile field. The union met today at a convention with Gorman, once active in the CIO until expelled by the UTM Executive Board, making the opening blast. 5-8-39."
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Region:Geneva
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
1901-2000
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Gorman, Francis J.
AFL-CIO
Labor
Labor Unions
United Textile Workers of America
Textile workers--Labor unions
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images, Photographic Print Collection
  • series Series 2: Portrait Files
  • box Box 8
  • folder Folder 98: Gorman, Francis J.
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:Harris & Ewing
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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