Pennsylvania Steel workers in front of CIO Headquarters, 1938.
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Steel Workers In Front Of Headquarters

Credit: Image Donated by Corbis-Bettmann

Founded in 1936, the CIO achieved one of its great victories when it forced the "Little Steel" companies led by Eugene Grace of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation to finally recognize the Steel Workers Organizing Committee as the bargaining agent for their steel workers in 1942.

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