(12403) Man with signs, AFSCME Local 1834 Garrett County, Maryland road workers strike, 1970

A man stands displaying two signs. One reads “Here lies the remains that will be left of... John Ross Sines ...when the union gets through!!!” and the other reads: ““Here lies the remains that will be left of... Hubert Friend ...when the union gets through!!!” The man is wearing a woven top hat and an AFSCME “Green Power” button and has a pipe in his mouth. AFSCME Local 1834 Garrett County, Maryland road workers were on strike for union recognition in 1970. Sines and Friend were county commissioners who opposed the union.

(12403) Man with signs, AFSCME Local 1834 Garrett County, Maryland road workers strike, 1970
Date: 
1970
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Photograph
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12403