Federated Press (1956)

720 5th St NW
Washington, DC, US

Category: Labor Organizations - historic

Used in the following map:

DC Labor Map

A wire and mail service of America's labor press, which existed for 30 years, probably from the 1920s(?) to 19??. The Federated Press had bureaus in Washington, New York City and Chicago, and stringers throughout the United States and around the world. FP gathered news and information about working people and disseminated it to daily and weekly labor and radical newspapers during the 1930s. The DC bureau located at this site was headed by Len DeCaux, a radical labor journalist and educator. (Jon Garlock)