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Gold "President" badge, December 5, 1955

1955-12-5Photograph, documentarycolorJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:Gold colored metal "President" convention badge worn by George Meany at the first AFL-CIO convention on December 5, 1955 in New York City.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New York
Geographical subject – Settlement:New York City
Topical subjects: AFL-CIO
Meany, George, 1894-1980
American Federation of Labor
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)
Labor unions -- Mergers
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Artifact Collection
  • accession 2014-001-AR1992-0095-M01
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:AFL-CIO
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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