2010.54.11590

Organizing the Industrial Workers
1962
18.75 in HIGH x 22.125 in WIDE
(47.62 cm HIGH x 56.2 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.11590

Bottom left: UAW" logo". | Bottom right: Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99". | On back: "Additional copies of / UAW "This Union Cause" Posters / may be obtained from / UAW Education Department / 8000 East jefferson Avenue / Detroit 14, Michigan / Price, $3.25 per set / "Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99 / (c) 1962 International Union - UAW".

Poster is printed on white paper. The poster is a collage of images related to craft unions. In the background are portraits of eight men. Below them is a crowd of laborers. At the bottom left is a man at a typewrtter. Scattered thoughout the poster are images of scissors, thread spools, gold bars and tools. At the bottom right is text that reads: "Organizing The Industrial Workers". Below the title are two columns of text that reads: "The CIO was born in 1935 becuase millions of factory work- / ers needed protection, but the craft unions wanted them / divided among many different unions. These eight leaders / of the CIO unions succeeded in rallying support from over / four million workers in just two years. Under the dynamic / leadership of John L. Lewis they rallied to bring the benefits / of organization to millions of mass production workers / under the banner of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.".
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