On to the Supreme Court! 50 fired longshoremen demand justice!

Oakland, CA: Longshore Jobs Defense Committee, [1980]. Single 8.5x14 inch sheet, printed front only; mild toning, horizontal fold crease, otherwise good.

Handbill on the longstanding legal case filed by 50 longshorement, mostly Black, who were fired by Harry Bridges and the Pacific Maritime Association in San Francisco in 1963, apparently as retaliation for challenging the Bridges position on automation contracts. The ninth circuit court of appeals had just found against them at the time of writing, so the case was to be pursued at the Supreme Court. Sponsor list at the top includes a who's-who of labor luminaries, including James Baldwin, Kay Boyle, Harvey Swados, Hal Draper, Staughton Lynd, and others.

Cat.No: 153200

Price: $15.00