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Labor organizers arrested at Firestone textile mill for distributing leaflets, May 1948

1948-0525.3 x 20.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full details

Summary:Photograph of E.C. Nicholson, Bill Weiss, and Bryant Fowler being arrested outside the Firestone textile mill gates by Gastonia city police for attempting to distribute leaflets, Gastonia, North Carolina, May 1948.
Creator:Ferguson, Harley
Provider:AFL-CIO News
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:North Carolina
Place of origin – Settlement:Gastonia
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:North Carolina
Geographical subject – Settlement:Gastonia
Topical subjects:Labor unions--United States
Labor unions--Organizing--United States
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Photographic Prints
  • series 1
  • box 44
  • folder 11
  • accession RG96-001
Repository:General Collection
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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