Item no. 28131
April 1937
Occupation: Mining
Collection: Union
American Federation of Labor President William Green (second from left) and Congress of Industrial Organizations President John L. Lewis (third from right) - normally bitter antagonists in the trade union arena - were brought together here, along with Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, at an April 20, 1937 labor management conference aimed at averting strikes and lockouts.
Photograph courtesy of the United Mine Workers of America, Copyright by Harris and Ewin.
See the Labor Arts exhibit Sixteen Tons for related images.



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