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Title
A. H. Peterson, secretary of the San Pedro branch of the International Longshoremen Association, San Pedro, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
[1934]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Union organizer A. H. Peterson, secretary of the San Pedro branch of the International Longshoremen Association.
The 1934 West Coast Waterfront Strike lasted for 83 days, involved workers in ports from San Pedro to Seattle. It was at times violent and in the end it resulted in the unionization of all the West Coast ports in the United States.
Text from negative sleeve: Peterson, A.H.; International Longshoremens Union, 1934; Sec'y of San Pedro branch of Int'l Longshoremen Assoc.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_11237
ark:/21198/zz002h97m1
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Labor unions--California--Los Angeles
Labor leaders--California--Los Angeles
Peterson, A. H., (Union organizer)
International Longshoremen's Association
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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