Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.058.a-f
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description a) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped August 1, 1953. "RAIL YARD DISPUTE TO UNION OFFICERS." No byline. Reports that work is continuing on the site until officers from each union can meet to settle jurisdictional dispute.

b) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped August 1, 1953. "LABOR PROBLEM TALKS ARRANGED -- To Discuss Stoppage on Railway Project." No byline. Covers same ground as (a).

c) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped August 11, 1953."PICKETS AGAIN AT RR PROJECT -- Negotiations fail in Southern Work." No byline. The dispute is about who will install communications and lighting systems for the yard, the regular railroad maintenance workers, or the building trades union members. High level negotiations in Washington failed between heads of both unions.

d) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped August 13, 1953. "WORK RESUMED ON SWITCHYARD -- Pickets Removed on Rail Project." No byline. Reports that work is resuming even though jurisdictional dispute is unsettled.

e1,2) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped August 13, 1953. "PICKETS REMOVED AT SOUTHERN YARD --Work Resumes as Building Trades Council Votes to Drop Fight for Present." Byline Fred Schneider. Covers same ground as (d). Has uncredited photo of workers on earth moving equipment.

f) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped August 22, 1953. Aerial photo of railroad yard extension site. Photo credit J. B. Collins, pilot Tom Gilliland. (see photo 2016.004.066)
Date 1953
Dates of Creation August 1 - August 22, 1953
Extent of Description a) 2.00" x 8.00"
b) 2.00" x 5.25"
c) 6.50" x 5.00"
d) 2.00" x 14.00"
e1) 2.00" x 8.87"
e2) 6.00" x 12.50"
f) 5.87" x 7.75"
Accession number 2016.004