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on verso, by unknown hand, top center in graphite inverted: A28116 Strike; center right stamped twice in purple ink: REF. DEPT. / 6-25-37 / N.E.A.; lower left Acme copyright stamp in blue ink; lower center printed in purple ink on applied paper inverted: C 396247 / POLICE AND STEEL STRIKER CLASH IN CHICAGO / FOUR STRIKING STEEL WORKERS WERE KILLED, APPROX- / IMATELY 100 INJURED, AS WERE 28 POLICE, WHEN / STRIKERS AND POLICE CLASHED AT THE ENTRANCE TO / THE REPUBLIC STEEL CORPORATION'S [underlined in graphite] SOUTH CHICAGO, / ILL., PLANT, MAY 30. HERE POLICE ARE BATTLING / WITH TWO STRIKERS WHO FAILED TO LEAVE THE SCENE / OF BATTLE. THE MAIN FORCE OF POLICE ARE SHOWN / IN THE BACKGROUND. / NY FN CN MX AS / CREDIT LINE (ACME) 5/31/37; by unknown hand, bottom left in graphite inverted and underlined: strike

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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