Copy of telegram from President Franklin Roosevelt to Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins about Pacific Coast Strike

Name:
United States. President (1933-1945 : Roosevelt); Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965
Title:
Copy of telegram from President Franklin Roosevelt to Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins about Pacific Coast Strike
Date:
circa March 1934
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Language:
English
Note:
Gift of Susanna Perkins Coggeshall, 1970
Summary:
During the Pacific Coast strike of 1934, that began on May 9, Roosevelt was vacationing on the USS Houston, sailing from Norfolk to Hawaii via the Panama Canal. Here he sends Perkins instructions, writing: “If you think advisable you can issue any statement or offer as coming from me or with my approval.� Although there were calls for him to return to Washington, as he notes here, “it is at present best for me not to consider change my itinerary.�
Subjects:
Pacific Coast Longshoremen's Strike, 1934
Library Collection:
Frances Perkins Papers
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Shelf Location:
Box no. 106C, Box 106C
Digital Project:
Frances Perkins

Copy of telegram from President Franklin Roosevelt to Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins about Pacific Coast Strike