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Union members strike against imports during the State AFL-CIO convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 12, 1985

1985-10-1225.3 x 20.3 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full details

Summary:Photograph of union members demonstrating against imports during the State AFL-CIO convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 12, 1985. Caption reads: "The 400 delegates marched through city streets to protest the heavy loss of manufacturing jobs in the state--especially in textiles and apparel. Delegates launched a "buy-union, buy-America" campaign and urged limits on clothing and textile imports."
Provider:AFL-CIO News
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:North Carolina
Place of origin – Settlement:Charlotte
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:North Carolina
Geographical subject – Settlement:Charlotte
Topical subjects:Demonstrations--North Carolina--Charlotte
North Carolina State AFL-CIO
Textile workers--Labor unions
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Photographic Prints
  • series 1.3
  • box 8
  • folder 12
  • accession RG96-001
Repository:General Collection
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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