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    • "Modern Paradox: People Here Go Jobless While Jobs Go Unfilled"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Krizan, E.W.; Texas Employment Commission
    • E.W. Krizan, supervisor for the Texas Employment Commission, reported that there was a lack of skilled labor to fill open positions and not enough unskilled jobs to employ unskilled workers.
    • "Building Trades Crafts Study State Council Participation"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Texas State Building Trades Council
    • Local building craft unions considered affiliating with the Texas State Building Trades Council, although there continued to be concern about the cost of membership.
    • "Fireman Bill Credited With Saving 2 Lives"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Pierce, Bill; Fireman Bill; Fire Fighters Union, Local No. 440; Ferrier, George; Safety Education
    • Bill Pierce, a member of Fire Fighters Local No. 440, taught fire safety in local schools. George Ferrier used Fireman Bill's advice to smother the fire and roll if his clothing caught fire. Another student, Mike, did the same when his sister's...
    • "Union Wages Helped Minister Win Way Through Seminary"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Bishop, Hubert E.; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Stereotypers Union, Local No. 80; Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    • Newly graduated Reverend Hubert E. Bishop worked his way through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as a stereotyper with Local No. 80 at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
    • "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.
    • Frances Cloud Ford

    • Frances Cloud Ford; Pleasant Mount Gilead Baptist Church; Como High School; “Fort Worth Como Monitor”; “Lake Como Weekly”; Como; Fort Worth, Texas
    • In her column, “Just Chatting,” Wilba Alaman reports on the death of Frances Cloud Ford. Frances Cloud Ford was a member of Pleasant Mount Gilead Baptist Church and was a member of Como High School, Class of 1960.
    • "Labor Leaders Here Hail Steel Accord: Spokesmen See Gain for Public, Labor, Industry"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Nixon, Richard; Mitchell, James P.; Graham, Lester; AFL-CIO
    • Local labor leaders such as Lester Graham, regional director of the AFL-CIO, expressed support for the settlement of the steel strike and "a return to public sanity towards labor unions." They also expressed continued distrust of Vice President...
    • "Plaintiff Attorneys Watch Spurlock Firm's Innovation"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Cole, Kenneth M.; Spurlock, Schattman and Jacobs; Personal Injury Litigation
    • Kenneth M. Cole joined the Fort Worth law firm of Spurlock, Schattman and Jacobs, which specialized in representing injured workmen and other victims. The Labor News found this addition to the firm as unusual because Cole was a doctor and an...
    • "Fort Worth Veteran Makes Union-Label Line of Tools"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Fronabarger, M.E.; Carpenters Union, Local No. 1822; Union Label
    • M.E. Fronabarger, 85 years old and a member of Carpenters Local No. 1822, created levels and other tools for carpenters and bricklayers. His products displayed official union labels.
    • "TCU Schedules Building Course"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Texas Christian University; TCU; Construction Management; Higher Education
    • Texas Christian University began offering courses in Construction Management as part of a Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree.
    • "Pressmen's Local 51 Faces New Election: Officer Ballot For '60 Voided"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Newspaper Pressmen's Union, Local No. 51
    • After a member appealed to the national organization, Newspaper Pressmen's Local No. 51 was required to hold a new election of officers. The appeal alleged that the original vote did not follow current by-laws.
    • "Musicians Local Presents Old Lincoln Sketch to Council"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Musicians Union, Local No. 72; Balfour, Arthur "Curly"; Tarrant County Central Labor Council; Lincoln, Abraham; Art
    • Musicians Local No. 72 gave a charcoal drawing by Arthur "Curly" Balfour to the Tarrant County Central Labor Council. The artwork featured Abraham Lincoln befriending labor and included a quotation attributed to the president.

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