The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Honorable Sit-Down Clearance Card


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Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
Card issued to Edgar Kowalewski for participating in a sitdown strike on the SS ARTHUR ORR in 1938
Date of Original:
31 Jul to 2 Aug 1938
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
David Kowalewski
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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National Maritime Union

Great Lakes District

CIO

Honorable Sit-Down Clearance Card

This is to certify that Edgar Kowalewski Book No. 9839 D. took part in the SITDOWN STRIKE on the SS Arthur Orr when the crew sat down from July 31 to Aug. 2, 1938 for

RECOGNITION OF THE UNION AND AN AGREEMENT

His place was on the Picket Line Port of Milwaukee, Wis.

[signed] James La Gosh, Port Agent

M. Hedley Stone[?], Sec'y-Treas.

Honorable Sit-Down Clearance Card
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Honorable Sit-Down Clearance Card


Card issued to Edgar Kowalewski for participating in a sitdown strike on the SS ARTHUR ORR in 1938