John L. Lewis at Photo Studio

Title

John L. Lewis at Photo Studio

Subject

Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969
Photography--Studios and dark rooms
Illinois--Chicago
Labor unions--Officials and employees

Description

A man adjusts a backdrop while John L. Lewis poses for a photograph at Moffett Studios in the Drake Hotel in Chicago.

On verso: "John L. Lewis found guilty of contempt of court for ordering the coal strike in defiance of an injunction. Lewis was fined $10,000 Dec. 4, 1946 for him and $3,500,000 for his union. J. L. abruptly called off the strike three days later."

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

ca. 1946

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

405504
John L. Lewis Collection

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

25 x 21 cm

Citation

“John L. Lewis at Photo Studio,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed January 17, 2022, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/29755.