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Guide to the National Maritime Union Photographs PHOTOS.044

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Hanan Ohayon

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 24, 2014 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Nicole Greenhouse to include updated administrative information  , June 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Economic Cooperation Administration.
Creator: Haas, Ernst, 1921-1986
Creator: National Maritime Union of America.
Title: National Maritime Union Photographs
Dates: circa 1940-circa 1950, undated
Abstract: The National Maritime Union (NMU) was an American labor union founded in May 1937 and led by Joseph Curran. The collection contains black and white photographs of NMU activities mostly in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as photographs of merchant seamen and shipping in Marseille, France made by photographer Ernst Haas for the Economic Development Corporation, a United States agency that administered the Marshall Plan.
Quantity: 0.75 linear feet in 1 oversize flat box and 1 folder.
Language of Materials Note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.044