Poster: May Day

Item no. 22050
New York
Occupation: Transportation - air, rail, auto, shipping
43x27cm (17x11in)
Collection: Wagner Labor Archives

Poster for a May Day demonstration on the Lower East Side, from the Taxi Rank and File Coalition.  "Stop attacks on foreign born workers," reads one sign in the parade pictured.  The poster is in English and Spanish.

The poster reports that the first May Day was celebrated in the United States in 1886 as part of the fight for an eight-hour workday.

Image from the Taxi Rank and File Coalition Collection, NYU Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives.

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