Union at work: this is TWUA

United States, 1950

Film
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The official story of the Textile Workers Union of America. Working through 800 locals, involving a membership of 450,000, the union carries out an extensive program of work bringing many benefits to its members. Filmed in the mills, on the picket lines, in union halls and in the homes of members, the film not only underlines the benefits of union membership but also stresses the rights and obligations of working people everywhere. Narrated by Joseph Julian.

Credits

co-director

Rosemarie Hickson

Lawrence Rogin

producer

Albert Hemsing

production company

Textile Workers Union of America

Duration

00:23:03:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29917

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee participation

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee rights

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Meetings

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile industry

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Employee rights

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor movement

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - Officials and employees

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

History → Labor movement

History → United States - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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