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

 

 

Name
United States. President (1933-1945 : Roosevelt) (Author)
Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965 (Contributor)
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 p resent best for me not to consider change my itinerary.�
Collection Name
Frances Perkins Papers
Shelf Location
Box no. 106C, Box 106C
Subjects
Pacific Coast Longshoremen's Strike, 1934
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Origin Information
1934-03
Date
circa March 1934
Note (Ownership)
Gift of Susanna Perkins Coggeshall, 1970
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
Frances Perkins
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8RJ4WTD