Archive ID: 2016-047-9

Local 65 Rally at U.S. Steel-South Works protesting sex discrimination

Date Created: Undated

Created By: David Vance

Media Type: Photograph


Photograph of Local 65 rally protesting sex discrimination at U.S. Steel-South Works. Protest centered around lack of showers and locker rooms for women as well as unhygienic conditions. Among other rally goers, Alice Peurala, President of Local 65 and the first female president of a basic steel local in the United States, can be seen at a microphone.

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Local 65 (South Works)   Mill/Paid Labor   Mills   South Works   Steel Industry   Steel Labor   Unions   Women’s Experiences   Other/Unknown   South Chicago   Other/Unknown   Photograph