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Crucible Steel Casting Company

Date: 1946
Description: Workers chipping imperfections from a rough casting.
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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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UAW-CIO Local 75 Election

Date: December 1946
Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...
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Steelworkers Support Striking Members

Date: April 1946
Description: Del Krause, president of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (second from left) smiles as he and Ken Gorman, vice-president of the local, hand $800...
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Harnischfeger Food Drive

Date: March 1946
Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...
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Railroad Car Ferry Workers

Date: August 23 1946
Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...
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Bronzeville All-Star Bowling Team

Date: June 1946
Description: In the Money: The Bronzeville All-Star Bowling Team which finished in the money in the recent Wisconsin state CIO-sponsored bowling tournament.
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Steel Workers after Their Arrest

Date: April 1946
Description: Striking members of Local 1568, United Steelworkers of America (Milwaukee Steel Division, Grede Foundries), after their arrest on the picket line. Left to...
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Rolland J. Thomas

Date: September 02 1946
Description: R.J. Thomas, vice-president UAW-CIO, addresses the crowd at Milwaukee Labor Day celebration, State Fair Park.
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Allis-Chalmers Strikers

Date: October 28 1946
Description: Striking members of Local 248, United Automobile Workers, discuss strategy outside the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company plant.
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Bronzeville Bombers Bowling Team

Date: April 05 1947
Description: Bronzeville Bombers just after coming through with a score of 2690, putting them in tenth place in the state CIO tournament on April 5. The five men are a...
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Police Arresting Allis-Chalmers Striker

Date: December 04 1946
Description: Police arresting an Allis-Chalmers striker.
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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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Isaiah Pyant Bowling

Date: 1946
Description: Isaiah Pyant bowling.
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UAW Women's Auxiliary Leaders

Date: April 1946
Description: The International Executive Board of the United Automobile Workers Auxiliaries demonstrating its support for the Allis-Chalmers strike. "CIO photograph...
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Isaiah Pyant Family Dinner

Date: 1946
Description: Isaiah Pyant family eating dinner.
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Cushions Bowling Team

Date: December 03 1946
Description: Already assured of the UAW Local 75 Bowling league title is the Cushions line-up shown here. The sockers have lost only four games in 54 to date in the st...
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UAW Local 75 Bowler

Date: December 03 1946
Description: Eddie Wojciechowski, a member of the Cushions, the championship team of the United Automobile Workers Local 75.
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UAW Local 75 Women's Bowling Team

Date: February 1947
Description: Bowling team composed of members of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company. Left to right: Myrtle Rohloff, Hilda Lange, Tillie Stowasser...
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Edmund V. Bobrowicz Campaigning for Congress

Date: October 1946
Description: Edmund V. Bobrowicz campaigning for Congress in Wisconsin's Fourth Congressional District. Bobrowicz, a worker at Greenebaum's Tannery and organizer for...

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