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Female industrial workers on strike, circa 1930-1940

1930-193915.45 x 9.74 cmPhotograph, documentaryblack and whiteJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:This is a photo of a group of female industrial workers who are on a strike aimed at enforcing the National Industrial Recovery Act standards for wages and working conditions. Some of the signs say "We'll strike till we win", "Sweating to make minimum", "Union enforces N.R.A.", "100% No less!", and "Union enforces NRA". The women are standing in front of a brick building with half on the steps and the other half on the sidewalk.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:National industrial recovery act, 1933
National Recovery Administration (U.S.)
Women workers
labor movement
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO. Still Images. Morris B. Schnapper Collection.
  • series Series 2: Veloxes and Negatives
  • subseries SubSeries 1: Veloxes
  • box Box 6
  • folder Folder 20
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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