Item no. 24148
New York
Collection: Henry Foner

Union Square on May Day 1952.  Henry Foner, currently co-historian for Labor Arts," was education director of the Furriers Joing Board in 1952 when he spoke at this May Day celebration in Union Square.  He condemned the Taft-Hartley "slave labor " law before a crowd of several thousand May Day marchers at one of the last May Day parades.

See also an image of a man listening intently at a demonstration on Union Square. 

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