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Title
Street car escorted by police during Los Angeles Railway strikes, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa November 23, 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
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
In November of 1934, members of the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees confronted the Los Angeles Railway Corporation to contract with their union in support of wage increases ad to operate under union rules. A strike followed when the union was challenged and railway operations were halted or slowed down on a number of occasions. Members of the Los Angeles Railway Employees Association replaced strikers.
This photograph is likely related to the article, “Police Begin Strike Duty,” Los Angeles Times, 25 Nov 1934: 2.
Text from negative sleeve: 6546 – L. A. Ry Strike 1934 LA Ry Strike, 1934
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14479
ark:/21198/zz002j82tp
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Street railroads--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Street railroad strikes--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Railway
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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