Archive ID: 1981-077-079k

Local 1033 display, panel 10

Date Created: 1937-05-30

Donor: Edward Sadlowski

Media Type: Photograph

Language: English


Steelworker George Powers created a historical display for his union, Local 1033 at Republic Steel. The many panels of this display chronicle the history of steelworkers’ union activity both locally and nationally. The panels are displayed at various events in the Local 1033 union hall. Panel 10 depicts events from the 1937 Memorial Day Massacre in which 10 strikers were killed by city police and over one hundred wounded outside Republic Steel. The images of these panels were donated by union leader and former District 31 Director Ed Sadlowski.

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