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    • "Dec. 13 Set For City Vote On Bond Issue"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; City of Fort Worth; Elections
    • Fort Worth citizens were scheduled to vote on a $33,900,000 bond issue and a charter amendment. The bond issue covered such items as an overpass over the railroad at Belknap and Weatherford streets and the amendment would merge the park and...
    • "All-Out Drive Set For Warm Springs: Ham Issues Appeal For Contributions"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Ham, Garland; Tarrant County Central Labor Council; Labor's March for Warm Springs; Gonzales Warm Springs Rehabilitation...
    • Garland Ham, president of the Tarrant County Central Labor Council, promoted Labor's March for Warm Springs, a drive to raise money for the rehabilitation hospital in Gonzales. Warm Springs did not operate at full capacity due to a lack of funding.
    • "Printers Send Out Delegates To Tell of Labor Dispute Here"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Typographical Union, Local No. 198; Fort Worth Tribune; All-Church Press; Nix, Milton; Texas Typographical Conference;...
    • Typographical Local No. 198 sent delegates to conferences throughout Texas to publicize a dispute with the Fort Worth Tribune and All-Church Press. For example, Milton Nix attended the Texas Typographical Conference in Lubbock. A photograph...
    • "Lodge 776 Drops Affiliations"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; International Association of Machinists; Machinist Aircraft District Lodge No. 776; Texas State AFL-CIO; Wright, O.D.;...
    • Machinist Aircraft District Lodge No. 776 announced their withdrawal from the Texas State AFL-CIO and other organizations. President O.D. Wright stated that the Lodge wanted to negotiate with Convair directly, without the added burden of affiliated...
    • "Fort Worth Girl, 19, Wins Opportunity for Career, Full Life at College in Washington"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Craft, Sara; Gallaudet College; Craft, Lorretta M.; Ladies Auxiliary to the International Association of Machinists
    • Sara Craft passed a strenuous entrance exam to attend Gallaudet College in Washington D.C., which only enrolled deaf students or those with seriously impaired hearing. She was the daughter of Lorretta M. Craft, secretary-treasurer of the Ladies...
    • "NLRB Drops Action Against Typos Local 198"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Lunsford, John R.; Typographical Union, Local No. 198; National Labor Relations Board; All-Church Press
    • John R. Lunsford, secretary-treasurer of Typographical Local No. 198, reported that the National Labor Relations Board had dismissed a pending challenge to the union's right to picket All-Church Press.
    • " 'Uncle Tommy' Chandler Dies; Joined the Plumbers in 1890"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Chandler, Aaron D.; Plumbers and Steamfitters Union; Denver, Colorado; City of Fort Worth
    • Aaron D. Chandler, a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, died at the age of 92. Mr. Chandler moved to Fort Worth from Denver in 1890 and soon became a plumbing inspector for the City of Fort Worth.
    • "Clerks Press Grocery Chain Campaign: Petition Filed; 30-Cent Gap in Pay Pointed Out"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Retail Clerks Union, Local No. 1549; National Labor Relations Board; Wyatt Food Stores; Arlington, Texas; Kroger Company;...
    • Retail Clerks Local No. 1549 filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to represent employees of Wyatt Food Stores in Fort Worth and Arlington. The Wyatt stores had been purchased by the Kroger Company and E.A. Britton, organizer for...
    • "Soapy's Bomb Shelter Draws Nation-wide Attention"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Gillam, E.O. "Soapy"; Civil Defense Administration
    • More than 1500 people, including an official from the Civil Defense Administration, toured E.O. "Soapy" Gillam's bomb shelter, which he built at his home in Fort Worth.
    • "Class Reunion Spectacular"

    • "Class Reunion Spectacular"; Como High School; Alumni; "Fort Worth Como Monitor"; "Lake Como Weekly"; Como; Fort Worth, Texas
    • Front page of "Fort Worth Como Monitor" reported on a reunion for Como High School Alumni, comprised of the Classes of 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1960.
    • "Journeymen Welding Students Find Schooldays Worthwhile"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Local No. 146; United Association
    • Journeymen members of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local No. 146 attending welding classes sponsored by a grant from the United Association.

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