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

Logo iiif 34x30

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
Abstract:
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.�
Collection Name:
Frances Perkins Papers
Subjects:
Pacific Coast Longshoremen's Strike, 1934
Format:
correspondence
Date:
circa March 1934
Note (Non date):
Gift of Susanna Perkins Coggeshall, 1970
Language:
English
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Digital Project:
Frances Perkins
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8RJ4WTD