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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…

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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…
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