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Letter carriers march on headquarters in Washington D.C. in support of new contract, July 3, 1971

1971-07-325.5 x 20.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:From newspaper clipping on back: "Letter carriers from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania march on the U.S Postal Service headquarters in Washington in support of a new contract for 650,000 postal workers through negotiations instead of arbitration. President James H. Rademacher of the Letter Carriers, foreground, lead the march of more than 500 pickets. 3 July 1971."
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Demonstrations
Letter carriers
Labor unions
Collective bargaining
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Photographic Prints (Still images)
  • series Series 1:Subject files, 1890-1995
  • subseries Subseries 1: Photographs, 1890-1993
  • box 50
  • folder 5: Strikes and Pickets, letter carriers
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-001
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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