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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 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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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 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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UAW Women Preparing Banquet

Date: October 1946
Description: Members prepare a banquet to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), October 23, 1946. E...
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Walter Reuther

Date: December 06 1947
Description: Walter Reuther, President of the United Automobile Workers (right), after delivering address to the Wisconsin State CIO convention, December 6, 1947. To h...
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Strike Vote, Nordberg Manufacturing Company

Date: April 22 1948
Description: Strike vote, Local 1173, United Steelworkers of America (Nordberg Manufacturing Company). Members of the Nordberg Steel Co., Local 1173, took a strike v...
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Packinghouse Workers Protesting at Armour and Co.

Date: April 20 1948
Description: Packinghouse workers and their CIO supporters protest Armour and Company's "back-to-work" day, April 20, 1948. "The 'back to work' movement of Armour &...
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Amalgamated Lithographers of America Dance

Date: April 24 1948
Description: "Inter-City Fun Fest" dance sponsored by the Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Chicago's Mrs. Peggy Schabert dances with Mr. Gil Naps, Milwaukee.
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UAW Local 75 Softball Team

Date: July 31 1948
Description: The Victors - There was fun and entertainment at the picnic sponsored by Nash-Seaman Body Local 75, UAW, Sunday at the Old Heidelberg park. Some 4,500 loc...
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Children and Adults Participanting in Milwaukee Labor Day Parade

Date: September 03 1945
Description: The 6th Ward Contingent represented a community on the march. Black men, women and children from the CIO and AF of L, from small business, brought a messa...
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Paul Steffes, UAW Local 75

Date: February 1948
Description: Paul Steffes, secretary-treasurer of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) at his desk.
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Juggler at United Automobile Workers Dance

Date: September 06 1947
Description: Juggler performing at the Harvest Festival Dance sponsored by Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), State Fair Park.
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Steelworkers Costume Party Winners

Date: November 08 1947
Description: Prize winners at a costume dance sponsored by Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation).
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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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