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Children on the Picket Line

Children on the Picket Line | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Striking members of Packinghouse Workers Local 392 in Baltimore getting ready for Children's Day on the picket line. Frank McCarty, of the UPWA, is about to attach a sign that expressed the union's wage demands: "My Daddy needs 24 cents to Buy me more Milk." The union was on strike against the American Sugar Refining Company.
DESCRIPTION
Striking members of Packinghouse Workers Local 392 in Baltimore getting ready for Children's Day on the picket line. Frank McCarty, of the UPWA, is about to attach a sign that expressed the union's wage demands: "My Daddy needs 24 cents to Buy me more Milk." The union was on strike against the American Sugar Refining Company.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:43027
Creation Date:May 01 1948
Creator Name:Dorsey Newspix
City:Baltimore
County:
State:Maryland
Collection Name:Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America records, 1903-1980
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M79-517 Box 19
Original Dimensions:9.25 x 7.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Hats
Sugar
Cities and towns
African Americans
Children and adults
Indoor photography
Signs and signboards
Labor unions
Picketing
Strikes and lockouts
Clothing and dress
Sidewalks

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