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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.
    • "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...
    • "Convair Pact Boosts O.E.I.U. Morale: Substantial Gains Cited by Union as Agreement Is...

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Office Employes International Union, Local No. 277; Office Employees International Union, Local No. 277; Convair
    • The Office Employes International Union, Local No. 277, announced a new agreement with Convair, which granted a wage increase plus additional retirement and layoff benefits. The new contract replaced an unpopular mediated agreement.
    • "Council Launches Get-Out-Vote Drive: Full-Time Duties President Assumes"

    • 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; Cates, Doris; Elections; Kennedy, John F.; Johnson, Lyndon
    • Garland Ham, president of the Tarrant County Central Labor Council, intended to devote all of his working time to election projects. He noted that Doris Cates prepared to mail 80,000 envelopes, but that this was to support the Kennedy-Johnson...
    • "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...
    • "IAM Foresees Convair Strike"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Wright, O.D.; International Association of Machinists, Lodge No. 776; Convair
    • O.D. Wright, president of International Association of Machinists Lodge No. 776, reported that the union remained ready to negotiate with Convair, but the company representative was out of town.
    • "Local Pharmacist Is Proud of Her Union Affiliations"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Loyal, Evelyn; Loyal Pharmacy; Auxiliary to Panther City Machinists, Lodge No. 127; Technical High School
    • Pharmacist Evelyn Loyal operated Loyal Pharmacy in Fort Worth and belonged to the Auxiliary to Panther City Machinists No. 127. She explained that her father had been a railroad machinist and her brother taught at Technical High School.
    • "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...
    • "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...
    • "Musicians Push Civic Events"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Musicians Union, Local No. 72; Bluebonnet Circle; Foeller, Kenneth; Gillis, Lew
    • The Musicians Union, Local No. 72, displayed a sign in front of their office on Bluebonnet Circle to advertise musical events in Fort Worth. A photograph with the article shows Kenneth Foeller examining a banner promoting Lew Gillis and his Rodeo...
    • "Monday Marks 21st Week of Picketing at All-Church Press"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Typographical Union, Local No. 198; All-Church Press
    • Typographical Local No. 198 complained that area union members continued to subscribe to All-Church Press publications in spite of the current strike. The union's main demand was that the company remove the requirement that employees work either...
    • "OEIU Wins Major Arbitration Decree at Convair: Ruling Firms Up Grievance Rights"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Schedler, Carl R.; Palmer, W.L.; Roberts, Owain; Convair; Arbitration
    • Arbitrator Carl R. Schedler ruled in favor of W.L. Palmer and Owain Roberts and required Convair to reinstate the two men with back pay. Palmer and Roberts had protested the promotion of men with less seniority, received the promotions themselves,...
    • "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.
    • 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.
    • "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...

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