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Department and Specialty Store Employees' Union Local 1265

The Megaphone: Local 1265

organization, [Oakland]. [1946], 4p, 8x11.5 inches, faint yellowing at edges, else very good condition. Published in the fall 1946 as part of organizing drive for mainly female clerks at Hastings and Kahn's Department Stores in Oakland. Detailed that wages do not even cover cost of living. Union members struck for the right to organize after a employee was fired for union activity. This labor action precipitated the Oakland General Strike that December.

Cat.No: 174219

Price: $75.00

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