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Democratic Phone Bank

Date: 11 1960
Description: A volunteer phone bank of member of the United Packinghouse Workers locals 88 and 21: Ruby Espionga, Gayle Hill, Beatrice Holland, and Ann Wilson.
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Union Registration Effort

Date: 1950
Description: For a 1950 election, the United Packinghouse Workers Union sponsored a free bus to transport people to the voter registration site.
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Philip Murray at the UPWA Convention

Date: 05 1950
Description: Philip Murray (dark suit in the center of the photo), the president of the CIO, being escorted to the podium to speak to the annual convention of the Unite...
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CIO Convention

Date: 11 21 1950
Description: Elevated view of the annual convention of the Congress of Industrial Organizations at the Palmer House hotel.
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Saving Rent Control

Date: 09 04 1949
Description: Emma Milton (left) of Omaha, a member of United Packinghouse Workers Union local 60, is seen here circulating a petition to save the rent control institute...
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Labor Institute

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Description: The summer labor institute sponsored by the United Packinghouse Workers of America. The delegates are probably all representatives of District 3. Russell L...
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Strike Kitchen

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Description: Strikers from the United Packinghouse Workers union in Topeka taking a coffee break from their picketing. The strikers were employees of the Hill Packing C...
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Union Christmas Party

Date: 12 21 1951
Description: The annual children's Christmas Party sponsored by United Packinghouse Workers local 42 in East St. Louis. With Santa Claus is local president John Condeli...
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Identifying Union Activists

Date: 1948
Description: James Newman, public relations director of the Rath packing company, takes photographs of striking workers from a window of the company's factory.
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Farm Profit Protest

Date: 1953
Description: Farmers and their supporters picket at the National Farm Institute to protest farm prices and their poor economic outlook.
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Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953
Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.
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Stewards' School

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Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local presi...
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Mobile Labor Union Office

Date: 11 1955
Description: California farm workers, somewhere near Salinas, wave to the union official who had visited them with the mobile union office of Packinghouse Workers Local...
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Meatpackers Dance

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Description: Dance sponsored by the Women's Activities Committee of Local 13 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America union. Although the location is unidentified,...
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Don't Buy Rath

Date: 04 17 1950
Description: Workers leaving the John Deere factory read literature from United Packinghouse of America workers on strike at a nearby plant. Although the location of th...
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IBP Labor Strife

Date: 1965
Description: Iowa Beef Packers, later IBP, revolutionized the meat industry during the 1960s by introducing numerous innovations including the hiring of low paid worker...
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IBP Labor Strife

Date: 1965
Description: Iowa Beef Packers, later IBP, revolutionized the meat industry during the 1960s by introducing numerous innovations. The use of low wage workers led to con...

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