Item Information

Secretary Perkins Investigates Mining Area, photograph and caption

Dublin Core

Title

Secretary Perkins Investigates Mining Area, photograph and caption

Subject

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

Description

The caption for this photograph is as follows: “Conflicting reports of housing and labor conditions in Oklahoma and Missouri mining areas brought Secretary of labor Frances Perkins to the district on a tour of inspection. She is shown [here] as she entered a mine shaft near here to examine working conditions under ground.”

Publisher

Credit Line (Acme) East

Date

April 25, 1940

Language

eng

Coverage

Vinita, Oklahoma

Additional Item Metadata

Provenance

Gift of Frances Perkins

MODS

Key Date

1940-04-25

Type of Date

ex

Place of Origin

Vinita, Oklahoma

Form/Genre

photographs

Repository Name

nnc-rb

Shelf Location

Box 100, Envelope Unidentified

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Collection

Frances Perkins Papers

Citation

“Secretary Perkins Investigates Mining Area, photograph and caption,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 19, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/perkins/item/345.

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