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People, Places and Commemorations focuses on union organizers, the rank and file, meeting places, and worker gatherings and celebrations. The role of organizers is documented in the Archives through correspondence, sign-up cards and charter applications. The rank and file are represented in collections of union membership cards, employment records, photographs, interviews, and other documents. A start is made in this section on an archaeology of Pittsburgh labor buildings and on a history of local celebrations of Labor Day. 

Union Organizers
Rank and File
Special Focus:  Workers Groups -- Women
Special Focus:  Workers Groups -- African American

"Labor Temples"

Labor Day in Pittsburgh and Vicinity
Canning and Pickle Workers (Heinz) Picnic
Union Badges and Buttons (courtesy of Howard Scott)