Edward J. Phelan speaking to Walter Nash

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Caption on reverse: "4/26/44. Leaders of International Labor Conference held in the U.S. Walter Nash (right), Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, who was elected president of the 26th International Labor Organization Conference in Philadelphia, in the Eastern U.S. State of Pennsylvania, confers with Edward J. Phelan (left), secretary-general of the conference, during the opening session on April 20, 1944. Delegates from 41 united and associated nations, representing governments, and employers' and workers' organizations, attended the conference at Philadelphia's Temple University to discuss present and postwar social policy. The I.L.O. Conference, a world parliament for labor and social questions, met for the third time on American soil."

April 26, 1944


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