|Title||WPA workers vote to strike inside Eagles Hall, Seattle, 1937 |
|Caption||At the Eagles Hall on Union Street, 800 hands rose in unison as Works Progress Administration workers voted to continue their month-long strike. Supported by the Workers' Alliance of Washington, the strikers voted two days later to end the strike after receiving guarantees of a six-hour day, a five-day week, and union-level hourly pay rates.|
The Fraternal Order of the Eagles Hall on Union Street is the home of ACT (A Contemporary Theater) in 2003.
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: W.P.A., Seattle, Meeting.|
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): February 23, 1937.
|Subjects||Labor unions--Washington (State)--Seattle; Voting--Washington (State)--Seattle; Strikes--Washington (State)--Seattle; Depressions--Washington (State)--Seattle; United States. Works Progress Administration--Washington (State)--Seattle; Public service employment--Washington (State)--Seattle; Employees--Washington (State)--Seattle; Social & civic facilities--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.16694.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |