JOHN KENNEDY : INAUGARATION DAY : COMMUNICATION WORKERS OF AMERICA : AFL-CIO

This snapshot captured the inaugaration parade for the United States 35th President. John F Kennedy’s inaugation date was 1/20/1961. This photo features one of the parade’s floats. The float was sponsored by the Communications Workers of America. The group was associated with the AFL-CIO. The float is quite patriotic and has a banner stating “World Peace Through Communication”. The people seen on the float are portraying various types of union member workers. A telephone pole climbing repairman, a telephone operator, and other communication workers are represented. The telephone poles have banners asserting some of the freedoms enjoyed by American citizens. This snapshot photograph measures about 4 3/4″ x 3 3/8″. SOLD

 

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