Tag Archives: Labor

1943: Day Shift

Francis Criss: Day Shift (1943)

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1937: The Daily Worker

Clive Branson: Selling the “Daily Worker” outside Projectile Engineering Works (1937)

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1951: Knock Him Out!

“Knock Him Out! Labor Can Do It.” Poster by Bernard Seaman. CIO Committee to Abolish Racial Discrimination, 1951. (source)

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1958: Don’t Cross Our Mom’s Picket Line

International Ladies Garment Workers Union picket line at Michele Frocks, Scranton PA, 1958 (source)

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1940: Top Women

The official title of this item in the National Archives is “Like girls from Mars are these ‘top women’ at U.S. Steel’s Gary, Indiana, Works. Their job is to clean up at regular intervals around the tops of twelve blast … Continue reading

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1962: Nurses’ March

April 1, 1962: 8,000 union nurses march for higher pay in Trafalgar Square, London. In 1958, at the worst stage of the recession, the Conservative government took a firm stand against pay increases and, having won the busmen’s strike in … Continue reading

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1933: World Revolution

April 3, 1933: Workers gluing maps to globes at the Geographia factory in London.

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