Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

1952 Man Giving Thumbs Up Outside During Strike

Citation

“1952 Man Giving Thumbs Up Outside During Strike,” Madison Historical, accessed April 18, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1580.

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Description

This is a black and white photograph of men digging in the background. The man standing in the front of the picture is giving two thumbs up during the 1952 strike at Standard Oil in Wood River.

Subjects

  • industry
  • culture
  • Wood River
  • refineries
  • Standard Oil Refinery

Date

1952

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Black and white postcard
  • jpg

Coverage

  • Wood River, Illinois
  • 1950s

Identifier

  • WRM-P-0168
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