Item no. 28427
1939 or 1940
New York
Occupation: Manufacturing: garment
Collection: New York Public Library

ILGWU women's chorus at the World's Fair, New York City

Senator Robert F. Wagner, who was responsible for one of the landmark pieces of pro-labor legislation--the Wagner Labor Relations Act--is shown with First Lady Roosevelt and David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, listening to the union's women's chorus as they sing at the World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, in Queens.

Image by John Albok from the Tamiment Library Collections, New York University.

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