Pro-Union Flier

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Subject: Labor and unionization

Decade: 1940s

Subcollection: Strikes and Labor Organization, 1929-1993


Pro-Union flyer announcing arrest of Robert Passmore for beating up union activist, calling an organizing meeting

Transcription: Company Stooge Arrested!! Robert Passmore,who made the cowardly assault on young 19 year old veteran Hoyt Taylor in front of the Firestone plant on Friday,has been arrested and charged with assault and battery. Let this be a warning to others who seek to take away the very things which young Taylor, and hundreds of thousands of other young men like him, fought and died for. Veterans of Firestone: Are you going to put up with treatment like this to one of your 'buddies'? Attend the meeting next Sunday at 2 p.m. which will be for veterans only. Learn how you veterans can take steps to prevent the outrage like this from happening again! Meeting will be at the ___ Union Hall--224 West Airline Ave. This message sponsored by the Firestone Veterans Committee.
City & County: Gastonia (N.C.); Gaston County (N.C.)
Contributor: Elmer W. Passmore Collection