Strikes; Yale & Towne Manufacturing Company. -In Jail

1937-04-14

Striking female employees of Yale & Towne Manufacturing Comapny stand behind bars of jail cell. "In the Thirties, Yale & Towne resisted unionization so bitterly that it closed a plant in Detroit rather than deal with a union, at one point a federal judge censured the company for its anti-labor activity," from Rainbow at Midnight: Labor and Culture in the 1940s, by George Lipsitz.


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