International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Headquarters
Five men in front of I.B.E.W. Headquarters. 'Left to right: Jerry Gray, Asst. Bus-Mgr-IBEW Local 1141-Okla City; Oscar Pennington, Fin-Sec'y-Local 1141, Okla City; Raymond Duke, Bus-Manager, IBEW Local 1141-Okla City; Forrest Conlley, Int'l-Rep-IBEW, 7th Dist-Fortworth, Tex.; Me-Gumpo; All these guys cooperating with me nicely and helping every way they can - but which due to them having their own work full time for their own local union cant do very much with me, except let me use their office anyway I want to, hold my mail for me from the Washington office, put me in touch with places I need to know, and how to find certain places and people, etc, etc-all of which helps a lot. Duke and his wife did an awful lot of work for me helping out on my Open House Deal - buying the groceries and making the coffee and serving the people as they came in. I appreciate it a lots.'
'From Wide World Photos. Please use credit. AFL opens war on Lewis' miners. The newly chartered Progressive Miners Union, American Federation of Labor organization, opened their office here today as the first stop in the AFL campaign against John L. Lewis' CIO organization stronghold. Head of the new union is Joe Ozanic, sppointed last week in Washington by William Groon, AFL president. Photo shows Joe Ozanic, head of the Progressive Miners Union, at his Chicago office. With him is his 19-year-old daughter, Evelyn, who is also his private secretary.'