This Union Cause
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.

Bottom left: UAW" logo". | Bottom right: Allied Printing Union Label" logo 32". | Bottom left of image: "John Z. Gelsavage / 1968". On back: "Additional copies of / UAW "This Union Cause" Posters / may be obtained from / UAW Education Department / 8000 East jefferson Avenue / Detroit 14, Michigan 48214 / Price, 3 copies for $1.00 / "Allied Printing Union Label" logo 32 / (c) 1962 International Union - UAW".

Poster is printed on white paper. Poster is a collage of images. At the top left is a group of men surveying a piece of land. At the right is a train running with a heard of buffalo running from the train. At the bottom left is a group of men working with metal. At the bottom right of the poster is text that reads This Union Cause. Below thid title are two columns of text that reads: "Federal aid made higher education possible for children of / farmers and workers with the passage of the Morrill Act of / 1862. The nation realized the need for the "liberal and / practical education of the industrial classes." The lower left- / hand scene shows William H. Sylvis who devoted his entire / adult lije helping the iron moulders to form their union. / "I love this union cause, " he said, "more dearly than life / itself.".
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