Selected Images from the Labor Archives & Research Center's Photograph Collections
Exterior of the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council headquarters at 927 Mission Street ca. 1905. The building was destroyed in the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906. Photographer unknown
San Francisco Labor Day Parade, 1925. The Label section, San Francisco Labor Council, with members of the Waitress' Union Local 48. Photographer unknown
Building the Golden Gate Bridge, ca. 1934. Fred Dummatzen, age 24, was one of the 10 men who died on February 17, 1937 when a stripping platform broke loose and fell, taking the safety net with it into the outgoing tide. Photographer unknown
Working women during World War II. Luedell Mitchell and Lavada Cherry, a riveting team at Douglas Aircraft Company, El Segundo. © Emmanuel Joseph.