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Photographs of Frontier Strike: Desert Solidarity, Solidarity March, Culinary Union, Las Vegas (Nev.), 1990 December 05 (folder 2 of 2)





Several organizations unite in solidarity to support the Frontier Strike in December 1990. Supporters holding signs, banners, and flags march and pose outside the Frontier. There are also photos of police officers and firemen outside the hotel. Culinary Union secretary-treasurer Jim Arnold is in multiple photos, posing with groups and individuals, shown on stage at a rally, and at a Christmas party. Also included in this folder are: photos of Frontier owners Margaret and Tom Elardi, a portable bathroom decorated with signs and a large rodent, and a clip from an article stating, "DESERT SOLIDARITY, OUR LINE IN THE SAND." Banners and signs in the photos read: "Aloha from Hawaii, local 5 here, Hawaii's people support Frontier Strike," "Frontier Hotel, on strike, Culinary Workers Union, Bartenders Union, Teamsters Union, Operating Engineers Union, Carpenters Union," "AFL-CIO Desert Solidarity," "We're here! Steelworkers district 39 sub-district 2," "Frontier unfair to Teamsters Local Union 995."Arrangement note: Series I. Demonstrations, Subseries I.A. Frontier Strike Site name: Frontier Hotel and Casino

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cwu0005. Culinary Workers Union Local 226 Las Vegas, Nevada Photographs, approximately 1950-2006. PH-00382. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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