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Photographs of Frontier Strike: Jesse Jackson, Culinary Union, Las Vegas (Nev.), 1992 April 21 (folder 9 of 13)





Secretary-treasurer of the Culinary Workers Union, Jim Arnold, and American civil rights activist, Jesse Jackson, give a public speech on a stage outside of the Frontier Hotel and Casino on April 21, 1992. Images also show Culinary Union workers marching with protest posters, banners, and the American flag. Following the protesting crowd are camera operators and police officers on bicycles and motorcycles. Banners and posters read: "Labor & Rainbow in solidarity, The National Rainbow Coalition, Inc." "Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC," and "Service Employees Union. Frontier Hotel on strike, Culinary Workers Union, Bartenders Union, Teamsters Union, Operating Engineers Union, Carpenters Union, sanctioned by Southern Nevada Central Labor Council AFL-CIO." Arrangement note: Series I. Demonstrations, Subseries I.A. Frontier Strike. Site name: Frontier Hotel and Casino.

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cwu0054. 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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