(12373) Navy Boatswain’s Mate, AFSCME Member, 1942

William Baran, boatswain’s mate, second class, was a police guard at the Chicago house of corrections and active member of AFSCME Local 211 before enlisting. In the image, he is seen “sounding” his boatswain’s pipe, signifying meal time for his fellow sailors.

This image appeared on the cover of AFSCME’s Journal of State & Local Government Employees April 1943 issue.

(12373) Navy Boatswain’s Mate, AFSCME Member, 1942
Date: 
1943
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Photograph
PhotoID: 
12373