2010.54.11604

Unions In Steel
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.
2010.54.11604

Bottom left: UAW" logo". | Bottom right: Allied Printing Union Label" logo 32". | Bottom left of image: "John Z. Gelsavage / 1957". | 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 depicts a scene in a town. There are police officers on horseback forcing people into their homes. There is a city scape in the background. At the bottom right of poster is text that reads: "Union In Steel". Below this title are two columns of text that reads: "The coal and iron police were a familiar sight in the coal / fields and steel towns during strikes in 1892 at Homestead / and in 1919 throughout steel. These private police and the / State constabulary used to crush every effort of the steel / workers to organize their union. Their brutality, however, / proved to no avail after the Wagner Act was passed and steel / workers flocked into the United Steelworkers of America.".
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