Children Protesting Wages at the White House

This is a photograph from the Library of Congress, circa 1926. Definitely not something you’re likely to see these days.

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Four adults and six children, from Passaic, N.J., picket the White House following President Coolidge's refusal to listen to their complaints about wage cuts in the textile industry
Four adults and six children, from Passaic, N.J., picket the White House following President Coolidge’s refusal to listen to their complaints about wage cuts in the textile industry

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • We may yet see school groups picketing for White House Tours. Perhaps a kids campaign for restoring the tours?? ‘RESTORE THE TOUR’… kids deserve access!