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Series II. Photographs

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes photographs depicting activites of steel and mine workers' unions. Also included are several unlabeled photographs of workers and immigrants.

Subseries 1. Photograph Prints

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains photographs documenting the beginnings of the mine and steel workers unions. Also included are several unlabeled photos depicting immigrants at Ellis Island, African American workers, convention delegates and labor uprisings.

Folder 3 1. Eastern Pennsylvania UMWA Picket against Gangloff Bros. and P.P.&L.
2. Buhl Day Parade Car, Retail Clerks Union Local 1331
3-6. Immigrants at Ellis Island
7. Riot
8. Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers, Beaver Valley Lodge No. 200 March, 1930s
9. Duquesne Smelting Co., Workers Pouring, 1946
10. African American Delegates, 1942
11. Delegates, CIO Annual Convention, 1951
Folder 4 1. Picketers Attacking Mail Truck, Jones & Laughlin Plant in Aliquippa, PA, May 13, 1937
2. Prisoners from Coal Mine Strike in Wildwood, PA, June 22, 1931
3. Worker Gathering
4. Philip Murray Launching the Steelworkers Organizing Committee, 1936
5. Dairymen Delivering Milk Under Police Escort During the Pittsburgh Milk Strike, June 14, 1950
6. William Z. Foster and Mother Jones in a Group of Steel Organizers during the Steel Strike, 1919

Subseries 2. Oversize Photographs

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries is comprised of two oversize photographs. The first depicts Philip Murray, president of the United Steelworkers of America, addressing the eleventh annual District 7 conference in 1951. The other photograph shows the members of the Steelworkers Organizing Committee in 1944.


Map-case 3
Drawer 15 1. Philip P. Murray-11th Annual United Steelworkers of America District 7 Conference, 1951

Map-case 3
Drawer 15 2. Steel Workers Organizing Committee, 1944