Archive ID: 2007-050-2

Memorial Day Massacre funeral services advertisement

Date Created: 1937

Donor: Rod Sellers

Media Type: Document

Language: English

Description:

Image of Memorial Day Massacre funeral services advertisement on page 39 of Memorial Day Massacre 70th Anniversary Commemoration program, “The Memorial Day Massacre 70th Anniversary, The Fight Goes On.” Produced by Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees 31-9. Likely from Memorial Day Massacre 70th Anniversary Commemoration event held May 27, 2007.

Advertisement: “Honor Our Dead, Murdered by the Chicago Police for the Republic Steel Corporation on Memorial Day. Funeral Services, For Steel Union Martyrs at Eagles Hall, 9233 Houston Avenue. Thursday, June 3rd at 2 P.M. Bodies will lie in state from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 9233 Houston Ave. Join The Union. Join The Picket Line. Win the Cause They Gave Their Lives For. Steel Workers Organizing Committee.”

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