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Perry "Tiger" Thompson with the Sterling Jubiliees, also known as the CIO Singers, 1954
Lydia Thompson (b. Feb 3, 1940, d. Sep 20, 1996), eldest daughter of Perry “Tiger” Thompson (b. 1908, d. Apr 26, 1973), interviewed by telephone over two days regarding Tiger’s history. Ms. Thompson was at home in Bessemer during the call. Tiger…

b1f57a - letter to IBEW requesting strike aid - 6-25-1949.jpg
Box 1 Folder 57: "Alright here we go. This is box 1 folder 57, which contains the constitutions bylaws and rules of order of the Birmingham Federation of Labor as amended from August ‘37 through June of ‘47 so the book is still in existence as of…

b4f8a - A call to boycott WYAM by the IBEW - 1960.jpg
Box 4 Folder 8: "Folder number 8 is a newspaper article probably from the Birmingham Post Herald from September 6, 1960 announcing that the radio engineers local union 253 IBEW is going out on strike against WYAM in Bessemer, which would have been…
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