AFSCME Local 1644-led sanitation strike, Atlanta, Georgia, March 1970. These photographs are taken outside the City of Atlanta Construction Department office and warehouse (110-111 Hill Street). Protestors are apparently attempting to block strikebreakers from crossing the picket-line and entering the office area. The photograph series is labeled "Garbage Strike."
Strikes and lockouts, Sanitation workers--Labor unions, Picketing, Protest movements
In this photograph an African-American protestor carries the printed sign, "City employees. AFSCME - AFL-CIO Local 1644 on strike for justice-dignity."
Georgia State University Library
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