Item no. 28560
New York
Occupation: Manufacturing: garment
160x101cm (63x40in)
Collection: Cornell University Kheel Center

"Leisurewear-Robe and Sportswear Workers Union
Local 284, ACWA

This banner is part of the exhibit We Love A Parade, Union Banners Then and Now, featuring four 19th century banners, and twenty seven banners from the garment industry in New York City in the twentieth century.

The American labor banner -- a significant symbol of labor solidarity and strength -- has been the communications method of choice for labor unions since its inception. The Leisurewear-Robe and Sportswear Workers Union Local 284 shown here dates from the 1940's. 


Visit the Labor Arts exhibit We Love A Parade to see all the union banners currently on display

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