Steel Workers Chicago 1952

The last shift of steel workers, at the South Chicago Works of the U.S. Steel Co., come out of the plant after picket lines were thrown up, on April 19, 1952, Chicago, Il. Shortly after, Federal Judge David Pine ruled that government seizure of the steel industry was illegal. CIO steelworkers pickets, which appeared at two huge Chicago plants and the firms, prepared to shut down. (AP Photo/Ed Maloney)