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Francis Criss: Day Shift (1943)
“Knock Him Out! Labor Can Do It.” Poster by Bernard Seaman. CIO Committee to Abolish Racial Discrimination, 1951. (source)
International Ladies Garment Workers Union picket line at Michele Frocks, Scranton PA, 1958 (source)
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
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
April 3, 1933: Workers gluing maps to globes at the Geographia factory in London.