Item no. 24026
New York
Occupation: Building and construction trades
13x11cm (5.50x4.50in)
Collection: Private

Inflatable protest symbols. Construction unions in New York City protest the use of non-union labor at job sites with these large inflatable rats representing non-union employees, or, in the case of a strike, scabs or strikebreakers.

Image from private collection of Jon Bloom and Debra Bernhardt, photograph by Debra Bernhardt.

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