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George Meany and Walter Reuther shake hands and raise gavel to commemorate the merger between the AFL and the CIO at the first annual convention of the AFL-CIO in 1955

1955-1220.5 x 25.3 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

umd:682498
umd:682499

Summary:Meany and Reuther commemorate the AFL and CIO merger at the first annual convention. Photograph taken in 1955.
Provider:AFL-CIO
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects: Meany, George, 1894-1980
Reuther, Walter Philip, 1907-1970
AFL-CIO. Constitutional Convention
Meetings
Labor leaders
Labor unions
Gavels
ArchivesUM location:RG96-001. Photographic Prints
  • series 1.1
  • box 19
  • folder 19/1-Conventions: AFL-CIO-merger, 1955
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-001
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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