Archive ID: 1981-077-079f

Local 1033 display, panel 5

Date Created: undated

Donor: Edward Sadlowski

Media Type: Photograph

Language: English


Local 1033 was the local of the United Steelworkers of America union for the Republic Steel plant in Southeast Chicago. Local 1033 emerged out of the bloodshed of the Little Steel Strike and Memorial Day Massacre of 1937. In this conflict, Local 1033 and unarmed supporters who were fighting for union recognition were fired upon by Chicago police, killing ten. This photo is of a panel from a display on the history of Local 1033 created by steelworker George Powers and kept in union headquarters on the East Side.

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