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Local 900 President Ed Gaskin speaking at big Balboa union meeting, May, 1952

1952-0525.8 x 20.9 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:A new brand of unionism has been brought to the Panama Canal Zone by CIO's Government & Civil Employees Organizing Committee. Here's part of the audience at big Balboa union meeting, showing local 900 President Ed Gaskin speaking. Balboa Chairman Frank Thompson is seated at table in foreground. May 1952.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:Republic of Panama
Place of origin – Settlement:Balboa
Place of origin – District:Canal Zone
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:Republic of Panama
Geographical subject – Settlement:Balboa
Geographical subject – District:Canal Zone
Topical subjects:Labor unions
Canal construction workers
Panama Canal (Panama)
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Photographic Prints
  • series 1
  • box 34
  • folder Folder 11: International Affairs, South America, Mexico, Carribbean
  • 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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