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Title
Inspector holds metal rod meant to derail street car, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa November, 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.
Text from negative sleeve: L. A. Ry Strike Street car strike 6546*
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14495
ark:/21198/zz002j83cf
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Street railroad strikes--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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