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Guide to the Charles Rivers Photographs and Scrapbooks
||Rivers, Charles, 1904-1993
||Charles Rivers Photographs and Scrapbooks
||Charles Rivers was an amateur photographer and Executive Secretary of the United Electrical,
Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), District 3 in Schenectady, NY. This collection
contains photocopies of three scrapbooks and the original clippings, correspondence
and photographs, as well as a limited amount of additional correspondence and ephemera.
The collection also includes over six hundred negatives and forty mounted enlarged
photographs. The collection documents the construction of the Chrysler and Empire
State buildings, labor organizing, anti-war demonstrations (both before WWII and during
the Vietnam War), as well as demonstrations against fascism in Greece and in favor
||2.75 linear feet in 3 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize flat box.
|Language of Materials note:
||Materials are in English