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Phone installers of nation strike
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated September 16, 1957 reads, "Join phone walkout - Members of Communication Workers of America, local 9590, in front of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph office at Magnolia boulevard and Bakman avenue hand out protest letters to employes [sic]. Phone installers walked off job in 44 states after negotiations in East with Western Electric Co. failed. Disruption of phone service in Valley area isn't expected as system is automatic." This view shows the Bakman Avenue side of the building.
1 photographic print :b&w ;12 x 15 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Communications Workers of America
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
Telephone companies--Employees--Labor unions
Telephone companies--California--Los Angeles
Strikes and lockouts--Telephone companies--California--Los Angeles
Telephone companies--California--Los Angeles--Employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Parking lots--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Bakman Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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