HVA Biography

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"Harry Van Arsdale Jr.
Labor's Champion" -
Biography of Harry Van
Arsdale please click
on this link.


Click Here to read
a review of
"Harry Van Arsdale Jr.
Labor's Champion" as
original appeared in the
January 2004 ILRR
(Reprinted w/permission)


In 2011, the NAACP honored Harry Van Arsdale Jr. by showing the following video at their
Centennial Gala highlighting Harry's contribution to the civil rights movement.


February 16, 2011 marks the 25th Anniversary of Harry Van Arsdale Jr.'s passing

This is a collection of photographs taken during his wake and funeral. The photographs have been culled from the Joint Industry Board's archives and
also provided by a generous Local #3 IBEW member.




Harry Van Arsdale Jr. addressing Local 3 IBEW Members @ Honor Scroll Celebration on March 25, 1984

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Harry Van Arsdale Jr. @ a Specially Called Meeting for IBEW Local No. 728
on October 14, 1972

Harry Van Arsdale Jr.'s remarks to some 1200 attending a Specially Called Meeting on Saturday, October 14, 1972, at the Fort Lauderdale War Memorial Auditorium. Also present at this meeting were Business Managers from around the state and about 100 signatory contractors.

The meeting was very well received by the members and definitely had a very positive effect on our members' attitude towards organizing and their responsibility to our trade.

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