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Picket Line at Milwaukee City Hall

Date: September 23 1946
Description: Public Workers Strike - Milwaukee members of the United Public Workers, tiring of a series of stalls on their legitimate wage demands, take to the street a...
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Allis Chalmers Strike Parade

Date: December 07 1946
Description: Striking Allis Chalmbers workers and CIO supporters on parade in 1946. In later years it was common suggested that the Communist-dominated Milwaukee CIO h...
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Anti-Franco Demonstration

Date: March 1946
Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...
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Henry Wallace for President Demonstration

Date: August 12 1948
Description: One of the many demonstrations organized by the People's Progressive party in Milwaukee to fight the ever-rising cost of living. The campaign includes the...
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Picketers in Favor of Continued Price Controls

Date: July 19 1946
Description: Young demonstrators at the CIO's "Don't Buy a Depression" rally.
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Packinghouse Workers Picket Line

Date: March 22 1948
Description: Members of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America and their families walking the picket line. "Picket Duty - Everyone's Job" Even the youngst...
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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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Postal Employees Picket

Date: August 1919
Description: Postal workers demonstrate to demand salary increases to meet war-time cost of living increases.
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Construction Workers Picket

Date: 1955
Description: A man wearing a construction workers' union sign pickets in the bright sun, followed by a young boy with a homemade sign of support.
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Allis Chalmers Picketers

Date: November 01 1946
Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers on strike at the Allis-Chalmers plant in Milwaukee.
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UAW Strikers at Case

Date: 1960
Description: Striking members of the United Automobile Workers Union, Local 180 posed outside the tractor works in Racine with a banner indicating their demands.
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Packinghouse Union Work Stoppage

Date: 1952
Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers Local 80 picketing the Campbell Soup Company plant. The union had walked out as a result of wage, union shop, an...
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Two Faces of the UPWA

Date: 1948
Description: Two members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 1124 in New Orleans on strike against the Colonial Sugar Company. They graphically symbolize the UPWA's d...
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Informational Picket

Date: 1950
Description: Vi Slovin, an employee of the United Packinghouse Workers District One office in Chicago, working after hours to distribute leaflets about the Wilson & Co....
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Children on the Picket Line

Date: May 01 1948
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 t...
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Swift Company Picketers

Date: September 09 1956
Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.
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Zilphia Horton Singing on Picket Line

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Description: Zilphia Horton playing an accordion and singing on a picket line. A group of men and women sit in chairs in front of a tent. Sign on left reads, "Peaceful...
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Packinghouse Picket Line

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Description: Striking packinghouse workers on a picket line at an unidentified locality. Sign on side of building reads, "W & W Pickle Co."
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UFCW Strike

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Description: Strike of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 227 against a Winn-Dixie grocery store. Identified among the picketers are Rev. Charles...

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