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Title

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."

Subject

Strikes and lockouts, Sanitation workers--Labor unions, Picketing, Protest movements

Description

Police fighting with protestors.

Creator

Coffin, Tom

Publisher

Georgia State University Library

Date

1970-03-23

Rights

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Format

Image/jp2

Identifier

V003-700323-A19

Files

Collection

Citation

Anonymous, “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.",” Georgia State University Library Exhibits, accessed July 17, 2018, https://exhibits.library.gsu.edu/items/show/891.