The Miner's Struggle

Description:

Before unions began advocating for rights of workers it was common for workers to live in company owned housing and were paid in company scrip which could only be used in the company store which frequently charged higher prices. Opportunites for school were limited.

Date Made: 1962

Affiliated Union: United Auto WorkersMaker: United Auto Workers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Michigan, DetroitAssociated Place: United States: Michigan, Detroit

General Subject Association: labor issuesLabor UnionsMiners

Subject:

See more items in: Political History: Political History, General History Collection, Princeton Posters

Exhibition:

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Credit Line: Smithsonian

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0701.08Catalog Number: 1988.0701.08Accession Number: 1988.0701

Object Name: Poster

Measurements: overall: 22 in x 19 in; 55.88 cm x 48.26 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-472e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1050821

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