Donnelly Garment Company vs. International Ladies Garment Workers Union, et al.: Exhibit No. 71, ILGWU Demonstration on March 17, 1937

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Photograph of a police officers restraining protesters at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. This image was captured outside of the Gordon Brothers Garment Company, Gernes Garment Company, and Missouri Garment Company building at 2617 Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard), Kansas City, Missouri. The sit-in turned into a riot as violence began between garment company workers, union protesters, and police. This photograph was taken near the back entrance of the building by Kansas City Journal-Post newspaper photographer George Cauthen.

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1937-03-17
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2617 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
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NARA ID 572373, Equity Case Files, 1913 - 1938
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NARA-2924-0072