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Battery Workers on Strike

Battery Workers on Strike
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Title: Battery Workers on Strike
Description: Ray-O-Vac workers from the Battery Workers' Union and Machinists' Union picketing for higher wages, better working conditions, and better pension plan. Anthony "Tony" Caruso stands third from the right, wearing a hat and holding a sign that reads "I.A.M. Lodge 1406 On Strike".

Image ID: 9224
May 21, 1956 
Marquardt, Bob
Classified File****
Genre: Photograph
Anthony Caruso was identified by his great grandson Shannon Brinkman.
Subjects: Labor unions
Strikes and lockouts
Outdoor photography
Signs and signboards

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