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    • City Club Forum: Leo W. Gerard, United Steelworkers of America  [video]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); Freedom of speech; City Club Forum; Learning; History; Gerard, Leo W.; Steel industry; Iron & steel workers; Labor unions; Employment; Labor leaders;...
    • Friday Forum: Leo W. Gerard, international president, United Steelworkers of America discusses the sweeping changes in the steel industry in recent years, including production, mergers/consolidations, and greatly increased demand for steel by...
    • City Club Forum: John Sweeney, president, AFL-CIO [video]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); Freedom of speech; City Club Forum; Learning; History; Sweeney, John J., 1934-; Social justice; Economic & social conditions; Labor unions; Working class
    • Friday Forum: John Sweeney, president, AFL-CIO, and author of, ''America Needs a Raise: Fighting for Economic Security and Social Justice.'' The Colleen Shaughnessy Memorial Forum. See Further Reading for citation.
    • City Club Forum: Douglas Fraser, president, UAW [audio]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); Freedom of speech; Local government; City Club Forum; Fraser, Douglas A. (Douglas Andrew), 1916-2008 ; United Auto Workers; Automobile industry unions;...
    • Douglas A. Fraser, president, United Auto Workers, UAW. In the 1970's Fraser negotiated labor concessions that allowed the Chrysler auto company to avoid bankruptcy. ''History-making contracts being negotiated in [the] auto industry.''
    • City Club Forum: John Sweeney [audio]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); Freedom of speech; Local government; City Club Forum; Sweeney, John J., 1934- ; AFL-CIO; Labor leaders; Labor unions; Chrysler automobile; Labor unions;...
    • John Sweeney, president, AFL-CIO and author of, ''America Needs a Raise: Fighting For Economic Security and Social Justice.''
    • AFL members handing out literature

    • Cleveland (Ohio); American Federation of Labor; Employees; Labor unions; African Americans
    • "Day workers on Central at E 28 - l to r as is: Murray Williams, 2354 E 63 - Adeline Billingsley, 2188 E 36, Hattie Thompson 2330 E 31 - Negro - History" - photo verso. This is a reversed print.
    • Cleveland Play House protesters

    • Cleveland Play House (Cleveland, Ohio : Building : Euclid : 1927- ); Cleveland Play House (Organization : Cleveland, Ohio); Labor unions; Demonstrations; Activists; Stagehands
    • Union members picket outside The Cleveland Play House in 1939. They want The Cleveland Play House to employ only skilled stagehands, who were members of a union.
    • Schools Union

    • Editorial cartoons; Cleveland Public Schools; Labor unions; Teachers' strikes
    • Editorial cartoon by Ray Osrin of a pendulum clock with two hands--one labeled schools, the other union-- shaped as human hands with thumbs down striking "bong!" continuously. A repairman is telling a man in a suit, "As long as the big hand and...
    • Bendix Products Corporation

    • Factories; Strikes; Labor unions
    • "Airview of the Bendix Products corporation plant at South Bend, Ind. where an estimated 1,500 employees are staging a "sit down" strike following a sudden union flareup and the mass dismissal of 4,400 by company officials"--photo verso.
    • Firestone sign covered by strike sympathizers

    • Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Tire industry; Rubber industry; Strikes; Employee rights; Labor unions
    • "In an effort to boycott the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., Akron, O., where a strike has been in progress for seven weeks, sympathizers have covered the Firestone signs at several dealers' establishments." -- photo caption.

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