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Brand addresses delegates from ports of Baltimore, Norfolk, and Philadelphia on the role of the Transportation Institute.

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A group of boatmen from Louisiana, who were delegates to the May educational Conference in Piney Point, visited the Transportation Institute in Washington, D.C. There, they met with T.I. President Herb Brand who is sitting at the head of the table.

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"Business not going on as usual inside. This line is impregnable--good union men won't go through it, and those who would like to would have quite a bit of trouble trying it. Bushey's long history of bad labor relations brought this strike on, but…

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Seafarers and shipbuilders at the 1947 Ira S. Bushey strike

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"The SIU signs stand out. This close-up of the picketline shows CIO shipbuilders and AFL seamen marching side by side. That's real unity."

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"Some more real unity. Teamsters drove up the line, got the story, and turned right around. For anybody who might have wanted to bust through the line, there were plenty of men to see that it would not happen."

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"After the picketing, a sandwich and a cold bottle of milk really hits the spot. That's what is happening above, as Seafarers take time out to refresh themselves, and then back to the line to show Bushey that the AFL Seamen and the CIO Shipyard…

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"When the strike broke, and picketing started on January 30, shipping was suspended in the New York Hall, and Seafarers went down to join Local 13 on the picketline. They gathered at a central spot, near the Ira S. Bushey and Sons Shipyards in…

1939-02-10.PDF
Headlines:
OPEN SHOP MOVE BLOCKED
CURRAN BANS ACTION BY RANK AND FILE
SOVIET SLAVE TO DIE FOR BEATING UP BOSS
17 MARINE INSPECTORS UNDER FIRE
LEGAL CURB ON FINKS SOUGHT BY SENATE COMMITTEE
AF OF L HITS PACIFIC COAST ANTI-LABOR…

1939-02-17.PDF
Headlines:
BILL WOULD PUT ALL SHIPS UNDER NLRB
LATIN AMERICAN SOLIDARITY IS DESIRED BY AFL
TANKER SINKS; ENTIRE CREW IS TAKEN OFF SHIP
NMU IS LEFT HOLDING CIO BAG IN THE GULF
MISSISSIPPI IS CHISELING INTO MEN'S OVERTIME
RYAN THANKED FOR SUPPORT…

1939-02-24.PDF
Headlines:
NEW CLOSED SHOP AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH SAVANNAH LINE
NMU OFFICIALS EXPOSED BY AUDITING COMMITTEE
CREW RELATES THEIR STORY OF CONDITIONS
BALTIMORE PORT COUNCIL IS FORMED
COMMUNISM IS FOSTERED BY LEWIS SAYS HOMER MARTIN
TAMPA AGENT…

1939-03-03.PDF
Headlines:
CREW OF SIU SHIP RESCUED
MARITIME COMMISSION'S TRAINING PLANS ARE THREAT TO ALL UNIONS
LABOR SEEKS MORE VOICE IN U.S. PLANS
LEWIS NAMES GROUP TO MEET WITH A.F. OF L.
WHY WE OPPOSE MARITIME COMMISSION'S FINK HALL AND TRAINING…

1939-03-10.PDF
Headlines:
ISSUANCE OF PHONEY PAMPHLETS REPUDIATED BY JOE CURRAN
NMU PLANS DRIVE ON SEATRAINS
AFL-CIO TO CONSIDER PROPOSAL FOR PEACE AT FURTHER MEETING
BOTH SHIPS FOUND AT FAULT IN CRASH
STANDARD OFFICERS VOTE OWN UNION
LABOR'S FRIEND DIES IN…

1939-03-24.PDF
Headlines:
NMU OFFICIALS FOSTERING GOVERNMENT REGIMENTATION
THIEVES SNATCH CURRAN PIE
PROGRESS REPORTED BY GULF HEADQUARTERS
WARNS AGAINST DOCK SHIPPERS IN PUERTO RICO
MEMBERS MUST BACK UP DEMANDS FOR WAGES AND CONDITIONS
SEATRAIN HAVANA WANTS…

1939-04-07.PDF
Headlines:
SEATRAIN AGREEMENT SIGNED
AMERICAN RANGE LINES SIGNS NEW AGREEMENT
ACTION TAKEN BY GREYLOCK CREW
SAN JUAN FINK HALL HOPES TO BENEFIT SEAMEN
COMMISSION FURTHERS PLAN TO REGIMENT ALL SEAMEN
SEATRAIN LINES AGREEMENT
AMERICAN RANGE LINE…

1939-04-14.PDF
Headlines:
PHONEY COMMIE MOVE FAILS
FINK HALLS DEFEATED
SIU MEMBERSHIP ON RECORD TO AMEND OLD 1872 LAW
PARTY MOVES TO DISCREDIT SIU AND SUP MEMBERSHIP
P AND O AGREEMENT SIGNED
LUNDEBERG GIVES REASONS FOR OPPOSING HR4051
A.F. of L. - C.I.O…

1939-04-28.PDF
Headlines:
EASTERN COMPANY ABSOLUTELY REFUSES JUSTIFIED DEMANDS OF MEMBERSHIP
LOCAL INSPECTORS CHARGE SEATRAIN NEW YORK CREW
NMU MEMBER FLAYS PHONEY POLICIES
SIU MEMBERSHIP VOTES TO RESPECT NMU PICKET LINES
RONKONKOMO'S 'RAJAH' STILL ATTEMPTING…

1939-05-19.PDF
Headlines:
VOTE ON STRIKE AND AGREEMENT ON EASTERN STEAMSHIP COMPANY VESSELS
LIE GIVEN TO STATEMENTS PUBLISHED IN IWW PAPER
NEED FOR UNIFIED ACTION CITED
LAKES HEADQUARTERS MAKES ORGANIZATIONAL PROGRESS
NMU NOT BOTHERING FINKS IN TAMPA
THREE…

1939-06-09.PDF
Headlines:
EASTERN STRIKE CONCLUDED AFTER SHIPS REMAIN TIED UP NINE DAYS
SIU PORT ARTHUR HALL TO OPEN AND START DRIVE
WARNS MEMBERSHIP OF FINK HORDERS
SIU MAKES GULF DISTRICT PROGRESS
COLONIAL AGREEMENT
BALTIMORE HIGHLIGHTS
GULF DISTRICT…

1939-06-23.PDF
Headlines:
TANKER STRIKE A FLOP! SIU COMES OUT ON TOP
COMPENSATION BILL MUST BE DEFEATED
NMU MEMBERS TURN TO SEAFARERS
ATTENTION: MEMBERS OF THE SIU OF N.A.
CURRAN PROVES HIMSELF THE ENVY OF ALL RUNNERS
P&O LINES VOTE FOR ASSESSMENT
FINK CREW…
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