Item no. 30092
New York
Occupation: Manufacturing: garment
Collection: Wagner Labor Archives

Paul Robeson performing at the Peekskill concer in 1949 surrounded by a guard of fur union WWII veterans. Not in the photo but part of the guard was Henry Foner.

This image accompanies the lyrics to the song "Here's Paul Robeson," in Henry Foner: Songs and Poems (For Better or Verse), Labor Arts, New York, 2013.

See also two LaborArts exhibits that feature recordings of Foner's songs Thursdays Til Nine and Play it Again, Sam - Songs of the Labor and Progressive Moments of the 1940s.  

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