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Guide to the Ruth Abramowitz Photographs PHOTOS.201

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 David Olson, incorporating and adapting biographical information by Paula Lichtenberg.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 03, 2014 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Nicole Greenhouse to reflect updated administrative information  , October 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Abramowitz, Ruth
Title: Ruth Abramowitz Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1952-1957
Abstract: Ruth Abramowitz (1924-2001) was secretary of Local 101, Utility Division of the Transport Workers Union. The collection contains thirty-five photographs depicting events in which Abramowitz took part in the 1950s. Many represent social welfare campaigns undertaken in cooperation with the Greater New York Fund. There are also photographs depicting events of New York City CIO's Community Services Committee, a labor campaign to control cancer in Brooklyn, and different events held in Atlantic City, at the United Nations, and at Sarah Lawrence College.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet in 1 folder.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.201