"1934 Waterfront Strike," one of twenty seven episodes in History of San Francisco, Rincon Annex, U.S. Post Office, San Francisco, California

 
"1934 Waterfront Strike," one of twenty seven episodes in History of San Francisco, Rincon Annex, U.S. Post Office, San Francisco, California
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  • Title :     "1934 Waterfront Strike," one of twenty seven episodes in History of San Francisco, Rincon Annex, U.S. Post Office, San Francisco, California
  • Artist:     Anton Refregier Artist
  • Accession:     TD1992.157.7
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     1941
  • Dimensions:     Inches 16-3/8 30, Centimeters 41.6 76.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Labor Unions/Unionism , Ocean Travel , Figurative , Public Works
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.157.7.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Paintings and Sculpture~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Gouache, ink and graphite study divided into three sections; at left is a brick building with a male figure wearing a hat standing in the doorway reaching out into a crowd of men who are reaching toward him; at center is a male dressed in a white long sleeved shirt, pointing a finger to the left while speaking to a crowd of men dressed uniformally in blue crew neck shirts and white caps standing at a dock with a ship and the bay in the background; at right is a group of three men who are saluting; at lower right foreground is a bright red bow with the initials M.S.C. and the words "Strike Won" inscribed on a stack of papers.