Miners' strikes

Documents coal mining strikes in Pennsylvania. Portrays strike organizers, meetings, and union members voting. Shows pickets outside plants, and pickets at the White House, as well as views of the wives and children of picketers. Depicts the exteriors of many industrial buildings and empty coal c...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1931-1945
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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520 |a Documents coal mining strikes in Pennsylvania. Portrays strike organizers, meetings, and union members voting. Shows pickets outside plants, and pickets at the White House, as well as views of the wives and children of picketers. Depicts the exteriors of many industrial buildings and empty coal cars and yards. Emphasis is placed on activities in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Early views illustrate National Guard involvement in strikes. Shows strikers wounded in rioting and the use of tear gas. Portrays more peaceful strikers waiting idly, gardening, and playing cards. Also documents an incident in Philadelphia when strike sympathizers attacked a coal delivery truck at 23rd and Pine Streets. Views depict children gathering coal, the damaged truck, and spectators. Another image shows police guarding a coal truck. 
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520 |a These subject entries for the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photo “morgue” are primarily for Places (buildings, parks, streets, etc.), Things (Bicycles, Bison, Blind Persons [just sampling the B’s]), Events (Democratic National Convention 1936, Flourtown Fair, Harvest Week) and Social Constructs (Home Economics, City Planning, Eating & Drinking, etc.). Each of these subjects became a MARC record which included a call number. In the case of these records, the call numbers are the actual folder numbers for the materials referenced. Therefore, these subject headings are really also an index for this section of the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photograph morgue. [The name section of the Philadelphia Record photo morgue represents individuals, A-Z, and