Following union election returns with simultaneous translation devices, early 1980s.

ILGWU Archives ( 5780PB20f7B), Kheel Center, Cornell University.

The effort to provide translation for Spanish and for Chinese speaking members started in the 1970s. Here members of Local 23-25 follow the results of an unidentified union election using simultaneous translation devices. Although the exact date of the election is unknown, the audience’s interest in the outcome is quite clear.


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