Archive ID: 1981-077-079ee

Local 1033 display, panel 29

Date Created: undated

Donor: Edward Sadlowski

Media Type: Photograph

Language: English


Local 1033 display, panel 29. Laminated clippings and photographs related to men who died in Memorial Day Massacre. “THEY DID NOT DIE IN VAIN, LOCAL 1033 TO DEDICATE NEW HALL, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH.”


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 continue to be displayed at various events in the Local 1033 union hall. Many panels show events from the 1937 Little Steel Strike. During this strike, the Memorial Day Massacre occurred in which 10 strikers at the Republic plant were killed by city police and over one hundred people wounded. Panel 29 depicts events in the aftermath of the Massacre.

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