Picketers try to prevent a car from entering the Allis-Chalmers factory, November 25, 1946. United Auto Workers Local 248 waged a 13-month strike against the company from April 1946 to May 1947. This picture was in company testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, February 24, 1947, alleging the union was dominated by Communists.
From the Harold Story Papers Collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Reprinted with permission. Link to Image Source URL
Migrant laborers leave a cucumber field in Portage, Wisconsin in 1967 as part of a strike organized by the Obreros Unidos labor union. Obreros Unidos leader Jesus Salas was appointed as the director of UMOS in 1968.
The Summerfield congregation traces its origins to 1852, making it the oldest Methodist congregation in Milwaukee. The congregation has gathered at its current location on Juneau Avenue, pictured here, since 1904.