LSs Congress of Industrial Organization (CIO) convention, November 1940. CU John L. Lewis speaking to crowd: "And I say to you that whomever you elect as my successor, give to him your unwavering loyal support because without that support his efforts will be as nothing." Conventioneers offering standing ovation. MS John L. Lewis passing honorary gavel & CIO stewardship to former UMWA Vice-President Phillip Murray. John L Lewis & Phillip Murray shaking hands. Clothing Workers President Sidney Hillman standing in background. John L. Lewis smiling, smoking cigar.
MS United Mine Workers of America President John L Lewis walking hallway with UMWA leader Thomas Kennedy and unidentified woman. Glass door "UMWA, John L. Lewis, President". Man opening door and entering office, camera in tow. John L Lewis seated in office.
Kathryn Lewis (Catherine Lewis) talking with her father, John L. Lewis.