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50 phone clerks halt for pickets
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated September 17, 1957 reads, "Clerks won't cross picket line - Women clerks, right, refuse to cross Western Electric telephone installers' picket line around Van Nuys accounting office of Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. Fifty women, nearly half belonging to same local, 9503, as strikers, stayed off work."
1 photographic print :b&w ;15 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Western Electric Company
Western Electric Company--Employees
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company--Employees
Telephone companies--Employees--Labor unions
Telephone companies--California--Los Angeles
Strikes and lockouts--Telephone companies--California--Los Angeles
Telephone companies--California--Los Angeles--Employees
Women--California--Los Angeles
Palms--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Sidewalks--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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