Item no. 28421
circa 1930s
New York
Occupation: Clerical / office
Collection: NYU Tamiment Library

Bookkeepers, Stenographers and Accountants Union picket

The man's sign reads, "The Workers of Globe Mail Service on Strike," the woman's sign contains an illustration of a Chinese worker speaking Chinese, which is purported to translate as: "$6-$11 a week are fair coolie wages."

Image by union photographer Daniel Nilva from the Tamiment Library, New York University.

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