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Ceremony in Flint honors Sit-Down Strikers, Women's Emergency Brigade

Richard Wiecorek arrived at a Labor Day ceremony outside the UAW Region 1-D in a 1980s Buick LeSabre he bought brand new after rolling off the line at the Fisher Body plant.

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Happy Labor Day everyone and be sure to thank Unions for this day! @steelworkers @UAW @Teamsters @AFLCIO @PaAFL_CIO

Songs For A Better Tomorrow 1963—UAW Records UAW 1 LP Side One Joe Hill Solidarity Forever No Irish Need Apply (Sung by Tommy Makem) The Mill Was Made of Marble Which Side Are You On? Roll the Union On We Shall Not Be Moved Sit Down! Side Two UAW-CIO Song of the Guaranteed Wage All Together Too Old To Work (Sung by Tommy Makem) Automation Union Maid Joe Hill

Walter Reuther (1907–70) (20 of 51) Reuther rose from the factory floor to help build the United Auto Workers into a major force in the auto industry, the labor movement and the left wing of the Democratic Party. He helped shape the modern labor movement, which created the first mass middle class.

Pictured Rocks by Pure Michigan. And of course I love it up north! I never want come back when im up there. Someday Ryan and i are going t get a cabin up there and stay for part of the summer :)

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan ~ Built in 1887, the hotel is elegant and charming and has the longest summer porch in the world