Item no. 22124
New York
Occupation: Retail and wholesale - department stores, grocery stores, warehouses
Collection: Wagner Labor Archives

Children are shown sitting on the sidelines, watching the 1949 May Day Parade as it marched down 8th Avenue.  The marchers generally assembled on the side streets in the West-Forties and marched down 8th Avenue to 17th Street, where they turned east and entered Union Square which contained the reviewing stand and the speakers.

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