Item no. 28131
American Federation of Labor President William Green
(second from left) and Congress of Industrial Organizations President John
L. Lewis (third from right) - normally bitter antagonists in the trade
union arena - were brought together here, along with Secretary of Labor
Frances Perkins, at an April 20, 1937 labor management conference aimed at
averting strikes and lockouts.
Photograph courtesy of the United Mine Workers of America,
Copyright by Harris and Ewin.
See the Labor Arts exhibit Sixteen
Tons for related images.