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Ninth Convention

Date: May 1954
Description: An integrated banquet hall during the Ninth Convention in Sioux City, Iowa. There is a banner overhead that reads "100% Price Support For Farmers Is Job Su...
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Industrial Divisions-Packinghouse Workers

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Description: Men and women packing poultry at the Home Packing Company.
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Packing Bacon

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Description: Three women packing "All Good" brand bacon.
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Addie Wyatt and Pat Gorman

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Description: Addie Wyatt and Pat Gorman at a banquet.
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UPWA Vice President Addie Wyatt

Date: December 1978
Description: Addie Wyatt, of the United Packinghouse Worker's Association, is shown seated at a desk speaking during the Merger Talks.
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Packinghouse Workers

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Description: Packinghouse workers splitting a carcass into halves.
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Hot Dog Quality Control Inspection

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Description: Quality control expert William E. Zimmanck, who began working for Oscar Mayer at age thirteen, inspects a string of hot dogs.
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Sheep Shearing Contest

Date: 1951
Description: Winner Melvin Walker at work during a sheep shearing competition.
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Women Workers and Sausage Links

Date: 1949
Description: Four women butcher workers in white lab coats hand tie sausage links at the Oscar Mayer plant.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. During Bus Ride

Date: December 21 1956
Description: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. riding a bus with white Methodist minister Glenn Smiley during the Montgomery bus integration struggle. The man seated in fro...
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Wilson Boycott Parade

Date: 1959
Description: As part of a statewide boycott of Wilson products, delegates to the State Federation of Labor in Cedar Rapids participate in an automobile parade. One car-...
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Voting at AFL Convention

Date: 1954
Description: Raising their right hands, an unidentified group of union members votes at the American Federation of Labor (AFL) convention.
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Gorman at AFL-CIO Convention

Date: 1969
Description: Patrick Gorman, president of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen, at the 1969 AFL-CIO convention. Gorman is seated at a table with other leade...
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AMCBWNA Reps at CLUW Convention

Date: 1974
Description: Delegates from the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen union at the convention of the Coalition of Labor Union Women.
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Gorman and other AMCBWNA leaders

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Description: Patrick Gorman, then the secretary treasurer of the international union, with other leaders at the 19th national convention.
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Martin Luther King and Labor Leaders

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Description: Martin Luther King, Jr., with two leaders of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, Russell Lasley, and President Ralph Helstein. The photograph was...
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AMCBWNA Convention

Date: 1952
Description: Leaders of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters parade at their annual convention.
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Wisconsin Democrats at Convention

Date: 1968
Description: Several members of the Wisconsin delegation who support Eugene McCarthy, gather around the state sign at the National Democratic Convention. Only Hilton H...
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Gene McCarthy Supporters

Date: 1968
Description: Midge Miller of Madison talks with an unidentified supporter of Eugene McCarthy at the Democratic Convention. Listening intently to their conversation is...
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Beef Dressing Floor

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Description: A Milwaukee member of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers of North America guts a beef carcass on the dressing floor.

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