AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade

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SHERIFF Jewell Williams in a lighter moment with Congressman Bob Brady, Mayor Jim Kenney and Samuel Staten, Jr., Business Manager for Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 332, at the annual Labor Day Parade.

SHERIFF Jewell Williams in a lighter moment with Congressman Bob Brady, Mayor Jim Kenney and Samuel Staten, Jr., Business Manager for Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 332, at the annual Labor Day Parade.

STATE REP. Mike Driscoll shares this photo with United Way President/former Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, Jim Jenkins of Stagehands Local 8, Phila AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding, David Krain of AFSCME DC 47, and a CWA member. Photo by Joe Stivala

STATE REP. Mike Driscoll shares this photo with United Way President/former Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, Jim Jenkins of Stagehands Local 8, Phila AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding, David Krain of AFSCME DC 47, and a CWA member.
Photo by Joe Stivala

SHARING a moment with Mayor Jim Kenney, right, were State Rep. Joanna McClinton, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Congressman Bob Brady. Photo by John J. Kline

SHARING a moment with Mayor Jim Kenney, right, were State Rep. Joanna McClinton, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Congressman Bob Brady.
Photo by John J. Kline

THIS powerhouse of candidates and elected officials showed tight relationship between labor and Democrats. From left are Sharif Street, State Rep. Dwight Evans, Bill Rubin, Jim Harrity, Controller Alan Butkovitz, State Rep. Steve Santarsiero and Sheriff Jewell Williams. Photo by John J. Kline

THIS powerhouse of candidates and elected officials showed tight relationship between labor and Democrats. From left are Sharif Street, State Rep. Dwight Evans, Bill Rubin, Jim Harrity, Controller Alan Butkovitz, State Rep. Steve Santarsiero and Sheriff Jewell Williams. Photo by John J. Kline

STATE SEN. John Sabatina, Jr., right, put on a Postal Workers T-shirt and joined postal workers in the parade.

STATE SEN. John Sabatina, Jr., right, put on a Postal Workers T-shirt and joined postal workers in the parade.

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ENJOYING their participation and showing support for labor were this group. Identified in this photo are Jean Neil, Justice Kevin Dougherty, John J. Dougherty, Sr. and State Rep. Mike Driscoll. Photo by John J. Kline

AFL-CIO Administrative Assistant Thelma Clements is seen here giving out instructions to parade aide Holly Thomas of Laborers’ Local 332.

AFL-CIO Administrative Assistant Thelma Clements is seen here giving out instructions to parade aide Holly Thomas of Laborers’ Local 332.

STATE REP. Martina White spent a moment with AFL-CIO host Pat Eiding.

STATE REP. Martina White spent a moment with AFL-CIO host Pat Eiding.

SUPPORTERS of former Ironworkers’ Local 401 leader Joe Dougherty carried this message held by Karen Brown.

SUPPORTERS of former Ironworkers’ Local 401 leader Joe Dougherty carried this message held by Karen Brown.

COUNCILMAN Derek Green joins up with Congressman Bob Brady and Public Record Publisher David Alpher.

COUNCILMAN Derek Green joins up with Congressman Bob Brady and Public Record Publisher David Alpher.

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CITY COMMISSIONER Lisa Deeley and Councilman Bob Henon pair up for this photo at Labor Day parade.

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY Seth Williams chats here with Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, Michael Youngblood and Congressman and Democratic Party Chair Bob Brady.

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TALKING over agenda for Parade and Family Fest were Parade Marshal John Greer, Eastern International AFL-CIO VP Tefere Gebre and Sheriff Jewell Williams.

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BACK home for Parade is International VP Joe Sellers, right, welcomed by Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Secretary Tom Klingenberg.

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CONGRESSMAN Bob Brady told a massive union audience attending the Labor Day Parade how important their participation will be in getting out the Democratic presidential vote, as John Greer looks on.

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POPULAR threesome at parade were Controller Alan Butkovitz, Commissioner Lisa Deeley and Sheriff Jewell Williams.

PHILA. AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding at microphone calls Parade participants to order.

PHILA. AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding at microphone calls Parade participants to order.

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DEVELOPER Charles Hannah is flanked by State Rep. Lynwood Savage and Councilman Derek Green.

 

STATE REP. Mark Cohen and his Exec. Legislative Assistant Sonja Thomas were witnessing his last Labor Day parade as State Representative.

STATE REP. Mark Cohen and his Exec. Legislative Assistant Sonja Thomas were witnessing his last Labor Day parade as State Representative.

THIS restored helicopter used in this Vietnam War was rescued from being junked by Joe Ashdale’s DC 21, whose experts made sure the restoration was as authentic as possible. Photo by Joe Stivala

THIS restored helicopter used in this Vietnam War was rescued from being junked by Joe Ashdale’s DC 21, whose experts made sure the restoration was as authentic as possible. Photo by Joe Stivala

ENTERTAINMENT dominated the agenda at the Family Fun Fest at Penn’s Landing at the Labor Day Parade’s end. Photo by Joe Stivala

ENTERTAINMENT dominated the agenda at the Family Fun Fest at Penn’s Landing at the Labor Day Parade’s end.
Photo by Joe Stivala

SEEN at Labor Day Union Family Festival at Penn’s Landing were Gary Masino, Jr., campaign manager for Matt Darragh, 170th legislative candidate; Darragh; and congressional candidate Dwight Evans. Photo by Joe Stivala

SEEN at Labor Day Union Family Festival at Penn’s Landing were Gary Masino, Jr., campaign manager for Matt Darragh, 170th legislative candidate; Darragh; and congressional candidate Dwight Evans.
Photo by Joe Stivala

AFL-CIO Leader Pat Eiding shares a moment with Building Trades President John Dougherty. Photo by Joe Stivala

AFL-CIO Leader Pat Eiding shares a moment with Building Trades President John Dougherty. Photo by Joe Stivala

Sam Staten, Jr., leader of LDC Local 332, shares a moment with his congressional candidate Dwight Evans. Laborers are a major force in Democratic victories in local and state elections. Photo by Joe Stivala

Sam Staten, Jr., leader of LDC Local 332, shares a moment with his congressional candidate Dwight Evans. Laborers are a major force in Democratic victories in local and state elections. Photo by Joe Stivala

JIM JENKINS, Knights of Columbus member and firefighter, wishes Omar Sabir, Senate aide, well on his political career. Photo by Joe Stivala

JIM JENKINS, Knights of Columbus member and firefighter, wishes Omar Sabir, Senate aide, well on his political career. Photo by Joe Stivala

WARD Leader and organizer of Operating Engineers Lou Agre Local 542 met up with Henry Nicholas, leader of 1199C Hospital Workers. Photo by Joe Stivala

WARD Leader and organizer of Operating Engineers Lou Agre Local 542 met up with Henry Nicholas, leader of 1199C Hospital Workers.
Photo by Joe Stivala

 

 

MARCHING with a big smile at the Labor Day parade turnout isVanessa Fields, left, DC 47 VP. Photo by Joe Stivala

MARCHING with a big smile at the Labor Day parade turnout isVanessa Fields, left, DC 47 VP.
Photo by Joe Stivala

CITY COUNCIL President Darrell Clarke is joined by State Rep. Donna Bullock as they take their place in the line of march at the annual Labor Day Parade. Photo by Joe Stivala

CITY COUNCIL President Darrell Clarke is joined by State Rep. Donna Bullock as they take their place in the line of march at the annual Labor Day Parade.
Photo by Joe Stivala

JIM Harrity, Penna. Senate candidate Sharif Street and Ward Leader Donna Aument are seen with LDC marchers.

JIM Harrity, Penna. Senate candidate Sharif Street and Ward Leader Donna Aument are seen with LDC marchers.

SHARING this photo were former Mayor’s Commission on Afro-Caribbean Commission Chair Stanley Straughter, Congressman Bob Brady, judicial candidate Carmella Jacquinto and Brady’s Chief of Staff Thomas Blackwell. Photo by Joe Stivala

SHARING this photo were former Mayor’s Commission on Afro-Caribbean Commission Chair Stanley Straughter, Congressman Bob Brady, judicial candidate Carmella Jacquinto and Brady’s Chief of Staff Thomas Blackwell. Photo by Joe Stivala

SHEET METAL WORKERS Business Mgr. Gary Masino is seen here with his family and Helen Brown. He introduced his new puppy, Patch. Patch was one of many dogs who marched with their masters. Masino’s Local 19 hosts start of Labor Day Parade each year on its spacious grounds. Photo by Joe Stivala

SHEET METAL WORKERS Business Mgr. Gary Masino is seen here with his family and Helen Brown. He introduced his new puppy, Patch. Patch was one of many dogs who marched with their masters. Masino’s Local 19 hosts start of Labor Day Parade each year on its spacious grounds. Photo by Joe Stivala

BILL RUBIN, City Controller community affairs director; Dr. Cindy Balchunis, congressional candidate; Senate candidate Sharif Street; and Marissa Brumbach, Esq. judicial candidate, made up this foursome. Photo by Joe Stivala

BILL RUBIN, City Controller community affairs director; Dr. Cindy Balchunis, congressional candidate; Senate candidate Sharif Street; and Marissa Brumbach, Esq. judicial candidate, made up this foursome.
Photo by Joe Stivala

MAYOR Jim Kenney congratulates Marlene Wijaya, high-school student, for winning the AFL-CIO poster-design competition.

MAYOR Jim Kenney congratulates Marlene Wijaya, high-school student, for winning the AFL-CIO poster-design competition.

 

STATE REP. Mike Driscoll, left, wishes fellow legislator State Rep. Mark Cohen the best on his retirement. Cohen indicated he will seek a judicial seat. Photo by Joe Stivala

STATE REP. Mike Driscoll, left, wishes fellow legislator State Rep. Mark Cohen the best on his retirement. Cohen indicated he will seek a judicial seat. Photo by Joe Stivala

PHILA. Federation of Teachers leader Jerry Jordan is congratulated by Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Congressman Bob Brady on the recent PFT victory in State Supreme Court. Photo by Joe Stivala

PHILA. Federation of Teachers leader Jerry Jordan is congratulated by Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Congressman Bob Brady on the recent PFT victory in State Supreme Court. Photo by Joe Stivala

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AFL-CIO float carried enthusiastic members along the parade route. Photo by Wendell Douglas

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LOCAL 19 Sheet Metal Workers Banner proudly carried by members, is seen leading over 350 of its rank-and-file members in the annual Labor Day Parade.

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LABORERS’ LOCAL 135 Business Mgr. Daniel “Tiger” Woodall, Jr., 3rd from left, with Stanley Sanders, Wesley Hill and Millard Whatley, took time out for this photo. LDC played a major role in parade participation. Photo by Wendell Douglas

LABORERS’ LOCAL 135 Business Mgr. Daniel “Tiger” Woodall, Jr., 3rd from left, with Stanley Sanders, Wesley Hill and Millard Whatley, took time out for this photo. LDC played a major role in parade participation. Photo by Wendell Douglas

LABORERS’ Ken Washington, recording secretary for Phila. AFL-CIO Council, shares a moment with President Pat Eiding and Jim Cawley.Photo by Wendell Douglas

LABORERS’ Ken Washington, recording secretary for Phila. AFL-CIO Council, shares a moment with President Pat Eiding and Jim Cawley. Photo by Wendell Douglas

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