(Original Caption) 5/24/1937-Lawrence, Massachusetts- In characteristic speaking pose is John L. Lewis, leader of the Committee for Industrial Organization, as he addressed 10,000 textile workers to open a drive, the goal of which is unionization of New England's textile workers. Lewis waxed bitter against Maine officialdom for the treatment meted out against C.I.O. organizers during a recent strike at Auburn and Lewiston, ME.
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