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Labor Leaders - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

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Summary:Image 1 - A profile image of Terence V. Powderly, Grand Master workman for the Knights of Labor, circa 1890. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 2 - Back of Image 1. Reads "Labor Dept. Grand master workman for the Knights of Labor. Terence V. Powderly about 1889 1890's? Thirty Years. Director General of Immigration." (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 3 - George Meany giving a speech at the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America's diamond jubilee (75th anniversary), 1956. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 4 - Paper reading "2 Photos 1. AFL Exec Com ca. 1920 2. Gompers, Frank Duffy, etc Paris Peace Treaty group?"(21.5 x 27.75 cm.) Image 5 - Oval photograph portrait of Frank Duffy, general secretary of the UBCJA, 1901. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 6 - Composite portrait of the general officers and general executive board of the United Brotherhood of the Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1940-1944. Includes, top row, from left: Frank Duffy, M.A. Hutcheson, William L. Hutcheson, John R. Stevenson, S.P. Meadows; two side portraits: T.M. Guerin, Arthur Martel; bottom row: William J. Kelly, Harry Schwarzer, Roland Adams, R.E. Roberts, A.W. Muir. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 7 - Oval portrait of James Kirby, 13th general president, 1913. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 8 - Oval portrait of Thomas Neale, general treasurer, 1903. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 9 - Oval portrait of Wm. D. Huber, 12th general president, 1899-1913. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 10 - Composite portrait of the general executive board of the UBCJA for 1906-1908. Includes, top row, from left: D.A. Post, Wm.G. Schardt, R.E.L. Connelly; Bottom row: P. C. Foley, P.H. McCarthy, A.M. Watson, John Walquist. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 11 - Photograph of William L. Hutcheson giving a speech in front of a crowd with scaffolding in the background. (21.5 x 28.5 cm.) Image 12 - Back of Image 11. Reads: "WLH - WWII ship launching." A paper taped to the back may read: "William Hutcheson General Pres 1915-1953. Karsir Ships? West Coast? 1940 Western Carpenters 1941 Court?" (21.5 x 28.5 cm.) Image 13 - Photograph of three men talking behind a railing covered in bunting and standing in front of more bunting. The men are, from left, U.S. Secretary of Labor James P. Mictchell, AFL President William Green, and UBCJA President Maurice A. Hutcheson, late 1940s or early 1950s. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 14 - Back of Image 13, stamped: "Photograph by Don Corvellli Studios 266 White Horse Pk. Audubon, New Jersey." Handwritten is: "group with 4" and "Convention?" (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 15 - Group portrait of five men. Man standing on the left is Frank Duffy. Man seated on the right is Samuel Gompers. (19.5 x 24 cm.) Image 16 - Photograph of William L. Hutcheson at a desk. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 17 - Back of Image 16. It reads: "William Hutcheson." (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 18 - Portrait of William Hutcheson. (17 x 23 cm.) Image 19 - Portrait of Samuel Gompers, signed "Bretzman". (19.5 x 27 cm.) Image 20 - Portrait of unknown man with a UBCJA pin on his lapel, ca. 1900. (15.5 x 20 cm.) Image 21 - Portrait of Ann McLaughlin, 1988. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 22 - Back of Image 21. Reads: "Sec. of Labor Ann McLaughlin 1988. Labor leaders. Carpenter/March 88 6 pi to go into oval frame. Labor leaders. 11%." (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 23 - Portrait of William L. Hutcheson, c. 1920. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 24 - Back of Image 23. Reads: "William Hutcheson." (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 25 - Portrait of Richard J. Perry, 1989. Bottom reads "Perry - 5-4-89" (12.5 x 19 cm.) Image 26 - Back of Image 25. Paper taped to back reads: "5-4-89 New Union Label Officer. Richard J. Perry, a Food & Commercial Workers vice president, is the new secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO Union Label & Service Trades Dept. Perry, 58, succeeds Sidney Heller who retired Mar. 1. Perry was elected at the department's executive board winter meeting." (12.5 x 19 cm.) Image 27 - Portrait of Jake West. Top reads: "Iron workers - 3-3-89". (12.5 x 19 cm.) Image 28 - Back of Image 28. Reads "Jake West Ironworkers pres 1988." (12.5 x 19 cm.) Image 29 - Portrait of Lawrence T. Smedley. Bottom reads: "Smedley - 49-2-87." (12.5 x 19 cm.) Image 30 - Back of Image 29. Handwritten reads: "Lawrence T. Smedley Labor leaders." Paper taped to back reads "49-2-87 Smedley Joins Senior Citizens. Lawrence T. Smedley, associate director of the AFL-CIO Dept. of Occupational Safety, Health & Social Security, has been named executive director of the National Council of Senior Citizens by NCSC President Jacob Clayman. Smedley, 58, succeeds William R. Hutton who retired after 19 years in the post. Smedley will join NCSC in January." (12.5 x 19 cm.) Image 31 - Man holding a microphone, ca. 1980. (12 x 17.75 cm.) Image 32 - Drawing of William L. Hutcheson. Reads: "Congratulations Mr. General President. Artist's Pencil Study of the General President." (18 x 23 cm.) Image 33 - Photograph of a man, possibly Wm. G. Schardt. (12.5 x 17.75 cm.) Image 34 - Back of Image 33. Reads: "The Carpenter File." (12.5 x 17.75 cm.) Image 35 - Oval portrait of William Huber mounted on an ornately molded board. (15 x 20 cm.) Image 36 - Back of Image 35. Reads: "Huber 2 x 3 og. 152 58/7 Wm. D. Huber International General President United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America attending the convention of Structural Building Trades Alliance in this city. 1 col last Ed." (15 x 20 cm.) Image 37 - Oval portrait of Wm. D. Huber, 12th general president U.B. of C. & J. of A. 1899-1913. (17.5 x 21.5 cm.) Image 38 - Back of Image 37. Reads: "add 1913." and "33978B." (17.5 x 21.5 cm.) Image 39 - Photograph of men at a dinner, c. 1950. (25 x 20.5 cm.) Image 40 - Back of Image 39. Paper taped on back reads "Luncheon Meeting. Robert Richter Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida - January 25th, 1952. Standing - left to right: John Lyons, Pres. Iron Workers; John Moreschi, Assoc. Counsel Laborers; T. Ellwood Webster, Pres. Catalytic; Richard J. Gray, Pres. A.F.L. Building Trades; Jos. D. Keenan, Secy.-Treas. A.F.L. Building Trades. Seated - left to right: D.W. Tracy, Pres. Electrical Workers; Robert Bryon, Pres. Sheet Metal Workers; Alan Knight, Vice-Pres. Catalytic; Wm. McSorley, Pres. Lathers; Charles J. MacGowan, Pres. Boilermakers; M.A. Hutchinson, Pres. Carpenters; Wm. E. Maloney, Pres. Engineers; L.P. Lindelof, Pres. Painters; Peter Fosco, Secy-Treas. Laborers; Martin P. Durkin, Pres. Pipefitters." (25 x 20.5 cm.) Image 41 - Portrait of Gabriel Edmonston. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 42 - Back of Image 41. Reads: "Gabriel Edmonston. 1st Gen. Pres. of UBCJA." (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 43 - Article by M.B. Schnapper, titled "10 Greatest Lab." Includes photo (Image 33, labeled "Young Sam Gompers.") (28.5 x 40.5 cm.) Image 44 - Negative of a early carpenter holding a mallet and a chisel. (20 x 25.5 cm.) Image 45 - Photograph of a man holding a lunch pail, using crutches and using wooden legs. Beneath it reads "Railroad Worker Compelled to go to Work as an Amputee ca. 1900." (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 46 - Back of Image 45. Stamps from Bettmann Archive, New York, New York. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 47 - Close-up of engraving of Terence Powderly. Top reads: "Terence Powderly, Knights of Labor." (21.5 x 28 cm.) Image 48 - Group portrait. Includes: top row, from left: Denis A. Hayes, John R. Alpine, William D. Huber, James O'Connell, Max Morris, Joseph [?]. Bottom row: unknown, James Duncan, Samuel Gompers, John Mitchell, Frank Morrison, ca. 1909. (15.5 x 12.5 cm.) Image 49 - Back of Image 48. Clipping from The Carpenter, November 1976, includes the photo from Image 48. Caption reads "The AFL Executive Council, 75 years ago, consisted of 11 labor leaders headed by Samuel Gompers, who is seated at center in the first row of the picture above. The Brotherhood General President William Huber stands behind Gompers." Handwritten: "Labor Leaders." (15.5 x 12.5 cm.) Image 50 - Five men standing in front of an AFL-CIO poster at the AFL and CIO merger in 1955. George Meany and Walter P. Reuther clasp raised hands and the man on the right holds a gavel. (12.5 x 17.5 cm.) Image 51 - Back of Image 50. Handwritten is "group (with 3) p. 356 (caption)." (12.5 x 17.5 cm.) Image 52 - Portrait of a man with glasses. (12.5 x 17.5 cm.) Image 53 - Back of Image 52. Reads: "Bob McGlotten Labor leaders 2002-8A Carpenter/Jan 87/page 5 6 pi McGlotten." (12.5 x 17.5 cm.) Image 54 - Portrait of 8 men standing on steps in front of a building, c. 1920. Samuel Gompers is the second from the left in the bottom row. (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 55 - Back of Image 54. Label reads "Gompers, Samuel President & Founder of AFL." Paper pasted to back reads: "AFL Executive Council, Washington, D.C. Front row, l. to r. --- Dan'l J. Tobin, Sam'l Gompers, Frank Morrison, Matthew Woll. Back row, l. to r. --- T. A. Rickert, Frank Duffy, James Duncan, Jos. H. Valentine." Stamps read: "Please return to AFL-CIO News 815 - 16th Street, N.W. Washington 6. D.C." (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 56 - Portrait of general officers of the UBCJA. Top row, from left: T.M. Guerin, A.A. Quinn, Wm.D. Huber, D.A. Post, Thos. Neale, R.E.L. Connolly, P.H. McCarthy. Bottom row, from left: A.M. Watson, W.G. Schardt, Gabriel Edmonston, Frank Duffy, John Walquist. (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 57 - Positive of Image 44. Photograph of a carpenter holding a mallet and a chisel. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 58 - Back of Image 57. Reads "NYPL." (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 59 - Larger version of Image 48. (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 60 - Back of Image 59. Reads: "AFL. Ex. Council (1909). (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 61 - Oval portrait of Gabriel Edmonston, 1st general president, 1881. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 62 - Back of Image 61. Reads: "touch up - full page chap. 2 ART B. (20.5 x 25.5 cm.) Image 63 - Portrait of John Perkins. (12.75 x 18 cm.) Image 64 - Back of Image 63. Reads: "Carpenter/January 87/page 5 6pi Labor Leaders, John Perkins." Stamp reads: "AFL-CIO Photo 815 - 16th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006 Steve Yarmola 202-637-5302." (12.75 x 18 cm.)
Creator:Bretzman, C. F. (Charles F.), 1866-1934
Don Corvelli Studios
Provider:AFL-CIO Photo
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
New Jersey
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1881-1890
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
New Jersey
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects: Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924
Knights of Labor
Meany, George, 1894-1980
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Public speaking
World War, 1939-1945
American Federation of Labor. Executive Council
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924
Duffy, Frank, 1861-1955
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
American Federation of Labor
United States. Department of Labor
McLaughlin, Ann Dore
Labor unions
AFL-CIO. Union Label and Service Trades Department
Iron & Steel Workers
AFL-CIO. Department of Occupational Safety, Health and Social Security
National Council of Senior Citizens
AFL-CIO. Building and Construction Trades Department
Keenan, Joseph D.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Sheet Metal Workers' International Association
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers
MacGowan, Charles J.
International Union of Operating Engineers
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada
Edmonston, Gabriel
Schnapper, M. B. (Morris Bartel), 1912-1999
Film negatives
Railroad employees
Lennon, John B. (John Brown), 1850-1923
Duncan, James, 1857-1928
New York Public Library
Green, William, 1870-1952
Mitchell, James P., 1900-1964
Reuther, Walter Philip, 1907-1970
Congress of Industrial Organization
ArchivesUM location:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America archives
  • series 14
  • subseries 1
  • box 47
  • folder 6 - Labor Leaders, undated
  • accession 1995-94
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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