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Furlough the Politicians Not the Workers

Furlough the Politicians Not the Workers

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A poster used at a protest in front of the White House protesting the furlough of federal employees. Poster is sponsored by the National Treasury Employees Union.
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Object Name
Sign, Picket
poster, protest
date made
used date
October 5, 1990
Allied Printing Trades Council
place made
United States: District of Columbia
associated place
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
average spatial: 27 in x 21 in; 68.58 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
labor issues
Labor Unions
Protest and Civil Disobedience
March, Rally, Demonstration, or Other
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Political and Military History: Political History, Labor History Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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