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Samuel Gompers on Panama Canal Zone trip, December 24, 1923 - January 17, 1924

1923-12-24-1924-01-1724.6 x 19.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:Panama Canal Zone trip from December 24, 1923 to January 17, 1924. Photo was taken at the Palace of the President of the Republic of Panama. To Mr. Gompers' right is Dr. South, the American Plenipotentiary to Panama. The white and colored delegations from the the organized labor movement of Panama came to pay their respects and the President asked Mr. Gompers to be photographed with them.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:Republic of Panama
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:Republic of Panama
Topical subjects: Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924
Labor unions
Canal construction workers
Panama Canal (Panama)
South, John Glover, 1873-1940
Ambassadors
Labor leaders
Genre:Portrait photographs
Group portraits
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Photographic Prints
  • series 4
  • box 3
  • folder Folder 6: Panama Canal, 1923-1924
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-001
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:AFL-CIO
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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