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Photo, Print, Drawing Charge rackets threaten garment industry New York: A policeman stands on guard before the Kaufman Building, in the heart of New York's Garment District, scene of an assault Sept. 20 on union officials and pickets. David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (A.F.L.), charges that gangsters are attempting a new "protection" racket and thwarting attempts to organize the 12 to 15 per cent of the industry which remains unorganized. A grand jury investigation is under way to determine the truth of the charges.

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Title

  • Charge rackets threaten garment industry New York: A policeman stands on guard before the Kaufman Building, in the heart of New York's Garment District, scene of an assault Sept. 20 on union officials and pickets. David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (A.F.L.), charges that gangsters are attempting a new "protection" racket and thwarting attempts to organize the 12 to 15 per cent of the industry which remains unorganized. A grand jury investigation is under way to determine the truth of the charges.

Created / Published

  • 1948 September 24.

Headings

  • -  Police--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
  • -  Organized crime--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
  • -  Clothing industry--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
  • -  Factories--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
  • -  City & town life--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950

Headings

  • Photographic prints--1940-1950.

Genre

  • Photographic prints--1940-1950

Notes

  • -  Title from news agency caption on item.
  • -  Acme photograph.
  • -  Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Medium

  • 1 photographic print.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • NYWTS - SUBJ/GEOG--New York City--Garment District [item] [P&P]

Source Collection

  • New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

Digital Id

  • ds 02862 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.02862

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012648052

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ds-02862 (digital file from original photograph)

Rights Advisory

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  • image

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  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ds-02862 (digital file from original photograph)
  • Call Number: NYWTS - SUBJ/GEOG--New York City--Garment District [item] [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:

Charge rackets threaten garment industry New York: A policeman stands on guard before the Kaufman Building, in the heart of New York's Garment District, scene of an assault Sept. 20 on union officials and pickets. David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union A.F.L., charges that gangsters are attempting a new "protection" racket and thwarting attempts to organize the 12 to 15 per cent of the industry which remains unorganized. A grand jury investigation is under way to determine the truth of the charges. New York, 1948. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012648052/.

APA citation style:

(1948) Charge rackets threaten garment industry New York: A policeman stands on guard before the Kaufman Building, in the heart of New York's Garment District, scene of an assault Sept. 20 on union officials and pickets. David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union A.F.L., charges that gangsters are attempting a new "protection" racket and thwarting attempts to organize the 12 to 15 per cent of the industry which remains unorganized. A grand jury investigation is under way to determine the truth of the charges. New York, 1948. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012648052/.

MLA citation style:

Charge rackets threaten garment industry New York: A policeman stands on guard before the Kaufman Building, in the heart of New York's Garment District, scene of an assault Sept. 20 on union officials and pickets. David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union A.F.L., charges that gangsters are attempting a new "protection" racket and thwarting attempts to organize the 12 to 15 per cent of the industry which remains unorganized. A grand jury investigation is under way to determine the truth of the charges. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012648052/>.