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Date: December 9, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31928
Description: A long line of uncollected garbage sits outside a store at Jamaica Avenue and Merrick Boulevard, during a strike by employees of 450 private carting companies.
Date: January 8, 1966
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31670
Description: Thomas Riley (at right), leader of the group Students United for Academic Freedom, introduces Reverend Joseph Tinnelly, counsel to the St. John's University Board of Trustees, during a rally to protes ... More
Date: January 8, 1966
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31762
Description: Students gather on the campus of St. John's University as a strike by university teachers entered its fifth day. The strike was called to protest the firing of 24 faculty members.
Date: January 7, 1966
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31748
Description: Wilfred Quinn of Bethpage pickets outside the St. John's University campus as university teachers went on strike in support of 28 of colleagues dismissed by the university administration.
Date: February 6, 1974
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32898
Description: Workers picketed the yard after a walkout by the Long Island Rail Road's Morris Park shop workers.
Date: January 5, 1966
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31760
Description: Kathleen Leavey marches on a picket line outside the St. John's University campus, as faculty members went on strike to protest the university's firing of 28 teachers.
Date: December 4, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16525
Description: Piles of uncollected garbage accumulate on the Ditmars Boulevard in the wake of a strike by employees of 450 private sanitation companies.
Date: September 3, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31224
Description: Over 200 members of Local 1217 of the CIO United Electrical Workers, weary after an 18-week strike, gather outside the Fairchild Camera and Instrument plant. Fairchild announced it would hire back 80 ... More
Date: August 31, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32916
Description: CIO Electrical Workers Union members Grace Siler (left), Barbara Jones, and Sam Varano, await bail at the Rockaway Beach court. The three were arrested for disorderly conduct as striking workers picke ... More
Date: ca. November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31750
Description: No one is on duty, in this interior view of an unidentified Long Island Rail Road control tower, during a strike by railroad employees.
Date: November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31767
Description: The platform of Jamaica station is deserted on the first day of a strike by Long Island Rail Road workers.
Date: November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31744
Description: Platforms are deserted at the Jamaica station on the first day of the Long Island Rail Road strike.
Date: ca. November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31688
Description: Platforms of the Jamaica station are deserted during a strike by railroad employees.
Date: ca. November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31661
Description: This passageway to the platforms of the Jamaica station is empty, during a strike by railroad employees.
Date: November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31709
Description: The train seen ahead is parked and empty, as a strike by Long Island Rail Road employees empties the Jamaica station platforms. Two railroad policemen walk the platform at right, in this view looking ... More