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Debacle at Garment Workers Convention in 1914 leads to formation of Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

United Garment workers (UGW) Union members discuss plan for 1914 convention in Nashville Tennessee. View from railroad locomotive traveling on a straight train track. A steam locomotive pulling a passenger train. Trainman on rail car waving a lantern. Views of the convention, October 12, 1914, in Nashville, headed by UGW President Thomas A. Rickert of Chicago. Labor union locals from New York, Boston, Rochester, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, were deemed in arrears on dues (although they had been on strike) and not allowed to participate. They walked out, with the Chicago delegation too. View of Telegram sent from Nashville, by the dissidents, to Sidney Hillman in New York, October, 1914, asking him to head a rival union. Photo of Hillman taking telephone call. A special convention at Webster Hall, in New York City, where dissidents join with Journeyman Tailors union and form the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, with Sidney Hillman as President. Key members of the new union are seen standing in front of a car. Sidney Hillman in his office dictating to his secretary. Copies of the new union's House organs in various languages. Amalgamated Clothing Workers holding signs in various languages. Workers pose on a truck by a sign reading:"A Fair Deal, A Chance to Live, Arbitration is all we ask." Workers in cars. Girls on roller skates wearing sashes reading: "Don't Be A Scab." A man in a barrel with sign reading: "Can't afford to wear pants. Pa works in an open shop." Women pose in sandwich boards that spell out: "Closed Shop." Philadelphia garment worker ostensibly writing letter to Sidney Hillman. Shop owners examine sewn item and shop records while man works at sewing machine.

Date: 1914
Duration: 3 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People gather to greet President Richard Nixon as he arrives at an airport in Nashville, Tennessee.

U.S. President Richard Nixon arrives at an airport in Nashville, Tennessee. An airplane taxiing at the airport. Buildings in the background. A man gives a signals to the airplane. President Nixon disembarks from the airplane with other officials. People and officials gather at the airport to greet him. Nixon talking to a man and a woman.

Date: 1974, March 16
Duration: 2 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. President Richard Nixon addressing people at an airport in Nashville, Tennessee.

U.S. President Richard Nixon arrives at an airport in Nashville, Tennessee. People holding flags gather in a hangar. President Nixon along with other officials seated in the hangar. People cheering and applauding. They wave the flags. President Nixon addressing the crowd. A banner reads: 'Grand Ole Opry Welcome'.

Date: 1974, March 16
Duration: 1 min 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. President Richard Nixon arrives with his wife at the opening of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee.

The opening of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee. Interior of the Grand Ole Opry building. U.S. President Richard Nixon arrives with his wife Pat Nixon. People applauding and cheering. A banner inside the building reads: 'WSM Grand Ole Opry'. People seated in a large number inside the building. Men performing in front of audience. They sing a song and play guitars. People watching the performance. President Nixon addressing the crowd. People applauding. A woman taking photograph of the President.

Date: 1974, March 16
Duration: 4 min 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
President and Mrs. Nixon attend the opening of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee

The opening of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, with U.S. President Richard Nixon and his wife Pat Nixon attending at the ceremony. American country music singer Roy Claxton Acuff gives a yo-yo to the President. He tries to use the yo-yo. Acuff and President Nixon talking. People applauding. Jeannie Seely performing on the Opry stage. She sings a song. Men standing nearby her and playing guitars. Acuff shakes hands with the President and his wife. Dorothy Ritter, widow of Tex Ritter, presents a dulcimer to Pat Nixon. Mrs. Nixon and Mrs. Ritter talk.

Date: 1974, March 16
Duration: 3 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. President Richard Nixon addressing a crowd in a hangar at an airport in Nashville, Tennessee.

The opening of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee. U.S. President Richard Nixon arrives with his wife Pat Nixon for the ceremony. People gather in a large number at an airport. President Nixon along with his wife and other officials inside a hangar. A banner reads: 'Welcome Home Pat'. The President and his wife standing amidst the crowd. President Nixon addressing people. People applauding. The President and his wife walk up the boarding stairs and are greeted by a crowd.

Date: 1974, March 16
Duration: 4 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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