KeywordUnifor (Labor union) Local 199
CAW-Canada Local 199 (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Labor movement -- Ontario -- St. Catharines -- History
Labor movement -- Canada -- History
Labor unions -- Ontario -- St. Catharines -- History
Labor unions -- Canada -- History
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AbstractA scrapbook of materials compiled by Viola Hawke. The materials include documents, newspaper clippings, photographs and more detailing the 1948 McKinnon Industries strike.
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Photograph - Meeting to Fight for Wage Parity with US, 1967Roebuck (1967)A black and white photograph a meeting in progress to fight for wage parity with auto workers in the United States. There are several rows of workers seated while raising a hand in the air.
Photograph - Strike Headquarters for Local 199 at Cappy's Lunch, 19481948A black and white photograph of the strike headquarters for the Local 199 UAW - CIO. The locations is Cappy's Lunch at 290 Ontario Street in St. Catharines, Ontario. There are several people lined up on the street in front of the diner.
Photograph - Strike at McKinnon Industries, 19481948A black a white photograph of the workers of McKinnon Industries picketing while on strike. Their signs mention paid holidays and wages. They are picketing outside the rear axle gear division.