Union Contract Signing

ID: SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-4871]

Creator: Neufeld, Harry B

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1972

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 72-4871

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Signing of a collective bargaining agreement between the Smithsonian Institution and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), Local 2463. Participants in the signing ceremony include Andrew Michaels, Director of the Buildings Management Department (BMD); Dale Streiker, President of Local 2463; Joyce Regan, secretary to Director, BMD; Thomas A. Smith, Jr., mason at SI; Rodney G. Evans, Assistant Director of Personnel; Frank Mathis, First Vice President, Local 2463; John Blackwell, Assistant Director, BMD; Roger Thomas, Vice President for Guards, Local 2463; Richard Toye, Personnel Consultant; Ralph Anderson, Administrative Officer, BMD; Vincent J. Doyle, Dirctor of Personnel Administration; Andrew J. Girolami, Chief, Management Services Division; Arthur L. Gaush, Director of Photo Services; William Waldenmaier, national representative, AFGE; Ralph Biser, National VIce President, AFGE; and Eleanor B. Goldsmith, secretary to Assistant Director, BMD.


  • Michaels, Andrew F
  • Streiker, Dale
  • Regan, Joyce
  • Smith, Thomas A. Jr
  • Evans, Rodney G
  • Mathis, Frank
  • Blackwell, John
  • Thomas, Roger
  • Toye, Richard
  • Anderson, Ralph
  • Doyle, Vincent J
  • Girolami, Andrew J
  • Gaush, Arthur L
  • Waldenmaier, William
  • Biser, Ralph
  • Goldsmith, Eleanor B
  • Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division
  • American Federation of Government Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution Buildings Management Department


  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • Frame selection featured in "The Torch," September 1972.
  • Requested from Photographic Services Division by Buildings Management Department.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 72-4871

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1972
  • May 11, 1972

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Black-and-white negatives

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SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-4871]

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