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General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works

Date: May 04 1886
Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...
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Battery Workers on Strike

Date: May 21 1956
Description: Ray-O-Vac workers from the Battery Workers' Union and Machinists' Union picketing for higher wages, better working conditions, and better pension plan. Ant...
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On Strike

Date: November 05 1962
Description: Lone picketer from Painters' Local 781 protests against workers not receiving union wages, hours, and benefits.
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Picketing Gimbel's

Date: March 15 1955
Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.
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Teachers Picket

Date: November 08 1967
Description: Teachers protest the lack of a "concrete offer" for a new contract in front of the Milwaukee vocational school.
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CIO Picket

Date: 1938
Description: Group of men and women marching down Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the Milwaukee Public Library, located at 814 West Wisconsin Avenue. Large sign reads:...

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