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Photograph printed in AFL-CIO News on March 11, 1961 of OEIU officers and committeemen with Hagerstown, MD trucklift full of donations for needy families

1961-03-1110 x 8 inPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:Two tons of food and clothing, contributed by members of Office Employees Local in Washington, D.C., along with $450 in cash donations, were sent to nearby Hagerstown, MD, a hard-hit distressed area where thousands of families have been jobless for many months. OEIU's donation was distributed to needy families through the Salvation Army. OEIU officers and committeemen are shown with the Hagerstown trucklift. Printed in the AFL-CIO News on March, 11, 1961.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Hagerstown
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Hagerstown
Topical subjects: Office Employees International Union
Salvation Army
Labor unions
Genre:Portrait photographs
Group portraits
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Photographic Prints
  • series 1
  • subseries 1
  • box 55
  • folder Unemployment, general
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-001
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:AFL-CIO; University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
Collection:Digital Collections
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