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    United States of America Labour (Labor) Leader & AFL (American Federation of Labor) founder Samuel Gompers visits American soldiers in Italy, 1918.

    Shot of US soldier posing with flag; strip along flag's border says it is 'Donated by Young Italy Inc. of New York to 15th Div. of USA on Italian Front'. US soldiers march through arch in Italy.

    Gompers arriving with group of Americans and Italians. Gompers meets soldiers; by some sort of shelter built out of sticks. Gompers poses in helmet at the front, holding gas mask.

    Unidentified man poses in office, looking out of window and talking on candlestick telephone. We see the same man sitting at a desk, looking at papers and making notes.

    Government representatives; gifts.

    Gompers was appointed to the Council of National Defense [sic] during World War One.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    75921
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2362.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:30:00 / 01:56:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 253 D
    Sort Number:
    ON 253 D
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Italy WW1 WW1 Italy US Labor
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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