Sign, Don't Buy Imported Clothing


This placard came from a Washington, D.C. job rally in 1975. "Buy American" campaigns were one response by manufacturers and unions to global competition.

Date Made: 1975Used Date: 1975

Affiliated Union: American Federation of LaborCongress of Industrial OrganizationsAmalgamated Clothing Workers of AmericaMaker: Allied Printing Trades Council

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia

General Subject Association: Protest and Civil DisobedienceMarch, Rally, Demonstration, or OtherLabor Unionslabor issuesEmployment


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, Clothing & Accessories, Sweatshops, Princeton Posters


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Deborah Ritter

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0734.06Catalog Number: 1979.0734.06Accession Number: 1979.0734

Object Name: Placardposter

Measurements: overall: 22 in x 14 in; 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm


Record Id: nmah_1097727

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