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It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality

Recognition

 
 
It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 25, 2017
1. It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality Marker
Inscription. The City of Memphis recognizes the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO Local 1733 as the designated representative for the Division of Public Works for the purpose of negotiations on wages hours and conditions of employment to the full extent and authority provided by the charter of the City of Memphis and the laws of the State of Tennessee.

The term "certain employees" as used herein places no limitations or restrictions in the right of any employee to belong to or be represented by the union.

For the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO Local 1733 on April 16, 1968-Jerry Wurf, PJ Ciampa, TO Jones and William Lucy Presented April 4, 1992, by Gerald W. McEntee, International President and William Lucy International Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO
 
Erected 1992 by American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees.
 
Location. 35° 8.327′ N, 90° 2.732′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Beale Street and Danny Thomas (U.S. 51), on the right when traveling east on Beale Street. Touch for map. Marker is at
It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 25, 2017
2. It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality Marker
or near this postal address: 485 Beale Street Memphis, TN, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George W. Lee (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hunt-Phelan Home (about 500 feet away); Phi Beta Sigma/Abram Langston Taylor (about 600 feet away); Mary Church Terrell (about 600 feet away); Church Park (about 600 feet away); Sara Roberta Church (about 700 feet away); Universal Life Insurance Building/Universal Life Insurance Company (about 700 feet away); Church Park Auditorium (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Our History: AFSCME Wins in Memphis April 1968. (Submitted on August 25, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
2. Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike (1968). (Submitted on August 25, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
3. Decades Later, Memphis to Compensate Black Sanitation Strikers of 1968. (Submitted on August 25, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsLabor Unions
 
It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 25, 2017
3. It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality Marker
Honorary name of Beale Street in front of AFSCME building image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 25, 2017
4. Honorary name of Beale Street in front of AFSCME building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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