Item No: pdch00026
Historic Street Address:
Roosevelt Blvd. & Haldeman Ave.
Print and Picture Collection
Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins
This January 11, 1962, image shows police trying to control a crowd of striking union workers at the Yale & Towne Manufacturing Company's Philadelphia division (Roosevelt Boulevard & Haldeman Avenue). This photograph was taken near the end of a 5-month strike by the International Association of Machinists against the Yale & Towne Maufacturing Company, over a dispute about the company wanting to make extensive changes to exisiting contracts. The strike was finally settled on January 29th.
Notes on the negative's envelope read: “Strike; Loc: Yale & Towne; Jan. 11, 1962; Time: 0600"
Higgins, Charles - Photographer