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Bubbles Williams protests the Taft-Hartley Act, 1947, Los Angeles

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Title:Bubbles Williams protests the Taft-Hartley Act, 1947, Los Angeles
Date:1947
Description:

Photograph of Bubbles Williams, holding the sign, giving Carlos Kennedy information about the proposed Taft-Hartley Act. Her sign reads "Perfect Crime, Mr. Taft and Mr. Hartley." This photograph was published in "700 Reporter," the publication of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, Local 700. Despite protests by labor unions throughout the nation, the Labor Management Relations Act (commonly known as the "Taft-Hartley Act") became law in 1947. The law posed numerous restraints on trade unions, including a well publicized clause requiring all union officers to sign oaths that they were not Communists. The law also banned mass picketing and secondary boycotts, abolished the union closed shop, and authorized employers to interfere in workers' attempts to join a union.

Local identification number: scl-m0395

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0395~1; scl-mss064-0395~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. Local 700 | United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 | Pickets--California--Los Angeles | Labor and laboring classes--California--Los Angeles | Labor unions--California--Los Angeles | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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