Lewis orders miners to return to work;
John L. Lewis, Senator Bridges and Van Horn, trustees of miners' pension fund

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Title

Lewis orders miners to return to work;
John L. Lewis, Senator Bridges and Van Horn, trustees of miners' pension fund

Subject

Labor unions--Political activity--United States--History
Press conferences--United States--1940-1950
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969
Bridges, Styles, 1898-1961
Van Horn, Ezra

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John L. Lewis, head of the United States Mine Workers, called off the four-week soft coal strike today. View as Lewis reads the telegram he sent notifying workers to return to work. He is flanked by Senator Styles Bridges, left, and Ezra Van Horn.



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Closeup of John L. Lewis, head of the United Mine Workers, after he sent his six word telegram notifying workers to go back to work.



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Senators Styles Bridges reads the Trustees' statement at a press conference at United Mine Workers headquarters. An agreement was reached on the pension problem and Lewis notified soft coal workers to return to their jobs.



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John L. Lewis, Senator Styles Bridges, and Ezra Van Horn leave the United Mine Workers district 50 building to walk to the United Mine Workers Headquarters across the park after this morning's conference.



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Digitized for the New York Times in 2018 by students at Pratt Institute's School of Information.

Creator

George Tames

Source

Washington, DC Bureau
New York Times Photo Archive

Publisher

The New York Times

Date

1948
4/12/48

Rights

All rights reserved. For reproduction & use information, please contact the New York Times.

Format

.TIFF

Language

English

Identifier

8678D

Coverage

Not specified

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Citation

George Tames, “Lewis orders miners to return to work;
John L. Lewis, Senator Bridges and Van Horn, trustees of miners' pension fund,” George Tames: New York Times Photographer , accessed September 28, 2021, http://nytames.prattsi.org/items/show/185.

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