Archive ID: 1981-077-079j

Local 1033 display, panel 9

Date Created: 1937

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 continue to be displayed at various events in the Local 1033 union hall. Panel 9 shows 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.

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Community Organizing/Activism   Historic Events   Local 1033 (Republic)   Memorial Day Massacre   Strikes   Unions   Women’s Experiences   Other/Unknown   Other/Unknown   Other/Unknown   Photograph   Flags   Labor   LTV Steel   Picketing   Protests   Republic Steel   Steelworkers