Rivers, Charles, 1904-1993

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Charles Rivers was a photographer whose work documented the construction of the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. He was also the Executive Secretary of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), District 3 in Schenectady, NY. Rivers was active in the civil rights movement and the Greek anti-fascist movement.

From the guide to the Charles Rivers Papers, 1940s-1980s, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Charles Rivers Photographs National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Guide to the Charles Rivers Photographs and Scrapbooks, 1921-1989 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
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correspondedWith Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 person
correspondedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 person
correspondedWith Matles, James J. person
correspondedWith Quill, Mike. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Elliott, 1910-1990 person
correspondedWith Ryan, William F., 1922-1972 person
correspondedWith Seeger, Pete, 1919- person
associatedWith United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Greece |x Politics and government |y 1967-1974.
Anti-fascist movements


Birth 1904

Death 1993

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