(001) UAW Organizing, Reuther, Frankensteen, Battle of the Overpass, 1937

UAW organizers pose for the press on the Miller Road Overpass as members of the Ford Service Department approach. Moments after this image was taken the organizers were savagely beaten by the servicemen in the incident that would become known as the Battle of the Overpass.

Left to right: Robert Kanter, Walter P. Reuther, Richard Frankensteen, J.J. Kennedy

(001) UAW Organizing, Reuther, Frankensteen, Battle of the Overpass, 1937
Date: 
1937-05-26
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Photograph
Photographer: 
James E. (Scotty) Kilpatrick / Detroit News
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