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Catalog Number 2015.001.03411.1
Title Pan American Transport Workers on Strike at San Francisco International Airport, July 1962
Photographer Pearl,Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date July 1962
Description Pan American Transport Workers on Strike at San Francisco International Airport, July 1962. Black and white negative shows about 13 Pan American World Airways employees from Local Union #505 forming a picket line at a San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Terminal. The workers hold signs that read, "PAN / AMERICAN / REFUSES TO / NEGOTIATE / TRANSPORT / WORKERS UNION / LOCAL 505" and "PAN / AMERICAN / PROTESTS / STRIKE / TRANSPORT / WORKERS UNION / LOCAL 505." Some of the workers wear suits and uniforms while others wear casual clothing. The picket line marches along the side walk in front of a taxi stand. The taxi drivers look on from their cabs. A sign in front of the taxis reads "CHAUFFEURED / LIMOUSINE / FOR HIRE / TAXICABS AT / METER RATES." Part of a series of 4.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Unincorporated San Mateo County, CA
People
Subjects Airline industry
Airline industry strikes
Airports
San Francisco
Strikes
Taxicab drivers
Taxicabs
Unions
Workers
Search Terms Airlines
Airlines - Pan American World Airways
San Francisco International Airport
Unionism - California
Unions - San Francisco
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association