Women At Work
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". | 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 related to women in the workplace in the late 19th and early 20th century. At the top left is a parade of women. At the top right there are women working in a cigarette factory. At the bottom left a woman is working with machinery and at the bottom right is an elderly women on a bed, in the background is a war scene. At the bottom right of the poster is text that reads "Women At Work". Below this title are two columns of text that reads: "In 1833 women workers organized a "Female Society" when / the shoe manufacturers in Lynn, Massachusetts tried cutting / their wages. During the Civil War and World Wars I and / II they worked in the munitions plants. Mother Jones, union / organizer (shown in the lower right corner), helped in the / bitter strike against the Rockefeller interests at Ludlow, / Colorado, in 1914. the strike was lost when the troops / burned the strikers'' tents, killing many women and children.".
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