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ACWA representatives delivering petition to White House, 1969

196925.5 x 20.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full details

Summary:Description on reverse reads: "Appeal for import controls on apparel coming into the United States from Japan is presented to White House deputy counsel Peter Flannigan by representatives of Clothing Workers from Baltimore. Delivering the petition signed by about 100,000 union members and friends are Mrs. Bessie McCullough, Mrs. Helen Getz and Mrs. Rita Petti. Copies of the petition, urging American and Japanese governments to agree on controls for apparel imports, also were given to the Japanese Embassy. [From] issue of 6/7/69."
Creator:AFL-CIO News
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Topical subjects:Clothing workers--Labor unions
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Information Department, Photographic Prints collection
  • box 37
  • series 1
  • folder 15
Repository:General Collection
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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