Abraham Feinglass collection of visual materials
- Abraham Feinglass collection of visual materials
- 1930-1980, bulk 1940-1980
- Feinglass, Abraham, 1910-1981
- Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America.Fur and Leather Dept, International Fur and Leather Workers Union of the United States and Canada
685 photographic prints :
b&w ;31 x 51 cm. (12 x 20 in.) or smaller
1 album (298 photographic prints) ;
60 x 48 cm. (23 1/2 x 19 in.)
16 photographic prints :
col. ;11 x 14 in. smaller
47 negatives :
b&w ;4 x 5 in. or smaller
2 photomechanical prints :
b&w ;24 x 15 cm. (9 1/2 x 6 in.) or smaller
1 drawing :
b&w ;30 x 21 cm. (12 x 8 in.)
- 1 folder of non-graphic material.
- Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Scope and Content
Primarily depicts union meetings, conferences, conventions, in Chicago and other cities; and leaders of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union (I.F.L.W.U.) and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America while Feinglass served as I.F.L.W.U. president (1954-1955) and international vice-president of Fur & Leather Dept. of Amalgamated Meat Cutters (1956-1980). Includes a few photographs of demonstrations by factions of these groups; relations with labor groups in Greece, Israel, France and Canada; selected political leaders; and informal photographs and one caricature of Chicago area residents, Feinglass and his wife, Bessie.
Conditions for Access
Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage; please email email@example.com.
Conditions Governing Use
Some photoprints copyrighted. Credit photographer(s).
A common citation for archives is as follows: Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Collection title, ID number, Repository name, location.
Gift of Bessie Feinglass, 1982 (1985.0471).
Container list available (1985-471).
- Feinglass, Abraham -- 1910-1981
- Feinglass, Bessie Chalfen
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. -- (Dwight David) -- 1890-1969
- Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald) -- 1917-1963
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., -- 1929-1968
- Roosevelt, Eleanor -- 1884-1962
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano) -- 1882-1945
- Stalin, Joseph -- 1879-1953
- Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America -- Fur and Leather Dept.
- International Fur and Leather Workers Union of the United States and Canada
- United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
- African Americans -- Employment
- Clothing workers -- Labor unions -- United States
- Fur garments -- United States
- Jews -- Work -- United States
- Labor -- United States
- Labor unions -- United States
- Leather industry and trade -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Meat industry strikes -- United States
- Meetings -- United States
- Shoe industry strikes -- United States
- Strikes -- United States
- Women -- Work -- United States
- Industries -- Canada
- Industries -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Industries -- France
- Industries -- Greece
- Industries -- United States
- United States -- Relations -- Israel
- Group portraits
- Photograph albums
- Portrait photographs
- Photomechanical prints
- Photographic prints
- Gelatin silver prints