THE SOUTHEAST CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Images in the collection -- Subject LTV

Industry - Aerial Photo of Steel Mills on the Calumet River

Aerial photograph looking ESE from over South Deering toward steel mills on the Calumet River between 106th and 116th Streets. South Deering neighborhood and Bright School are in the foreground. Wisconsin Steel is located across the middle of the photo on the west side of the river. On the east side is Acme/Interlake Furnace Plant at left and Republic Steel at the top right.

Subject: SCH_Waterways,_Calumet_River; SCH_South_Deering; Acme_Steel; Interlake_Iron_Corporation; SCH_East_Side; Wisconsin_Steel; Republic_Steel; LTV; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Labor - Agreement Between Republic Steel and USWA March 1, 1983

Agreement (union contract) between Republic Steel Corporation and the United Steelworkers of American for Production and Maintenance Employees March 1, 1983

Subject: Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Local_1033_(Republic); Format: Photograph (all forms)

Labor, Local 1033 Union Elections Exhibit

Local 1033 samples of materials from union elections. Part of an exhibit on history of Local 1033. Exhibit panel #30.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Local_1033_(Republic); Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre

Woman steps over injured marcher, May 30, 1937, outside of Republic Steel

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre "Who Said Police Brutality"

Four policemen carry injured man, May 30, 1937. Quote is taken from a Local 1033 labor exhibit in the 1970s.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor_General; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre "Who Said Police Brutality"

Policemen load man into car. Quote is taken from a Local 1033 labor exhibit in the 1970s.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Industry,_Steel; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre "Who Said Policy Brutality"

Marchers carry inured man, May 30, 1937. Quote is taken from a Local 1033 labor exhibit in the 1970s.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Industry,_Steel; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre - "Who Said Policy Brutality"

Four police load injured man into police wagon, May 30, 1937. Quote is taken from a Local 1033 labor exhibit in the 1970s.

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; SCH_Industry,_Steel; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre - Police Action

Running striker is hit on the back by policeman with a night stick, May 30, 1937.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre - Police Brutality

Exhibit #16: "Who Said Police Brutality" from Local 1033 United Steel Workers display

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre - Policeman in Action

Policeman, back to camera, strikes fallen protester with night stick, May 30, 1937.

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre Chase

Memorial Day Massacre police chase fleeing strikers and marchers outside Republic Steel, May 30, 1937

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre Confrontation

Strikers and police confront each other outside Republic Sttel prior to outbreak of violence, May 30, 1937.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre marchers

Strikers and other marchers mass at police line outside Republic Steel prior to outbreak of violence, May 30, 1937

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre Marchers

Memorial Day Massacre marchers approach police line outside of Republic Steel prior to outbreak of violence, May 30, 1937

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre Victim

Hilding Anderson, victim of Memorial Day Massacre (May 30, 1937), in hospital bed with doctor in attendance. Anderson died June 3, 1937.

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre Victim

Chicago policemen loading victim of the Memorial Day Massacre into a car, May 30, 1937.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre Victim

Group of Chicago policemen carrying a victim of the Memorial Day Massacre, May 30, 1937.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Memorial Day Massacre Violence

Memorial Day Massacre violence erupts as strikers and marchers flee police when shots are fired outside Republic Steel, March 30, 1937.

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel - 79th Street Facility

Republic Steel facility at 79th Street and South Chicago Avenue. Originally Grand Crossing Tack Company, a predecessor company to Republic.

Subject: SCH_Streets; SCH_South_Chicago; Republic_Steel; LTV; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel - Genealogy of the Republic Steel Corp. 1935

Chart showing the corporate development of the Republic Steel Corporation. Chicago District development can be found at middle right.

Subject: Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel - Grand Crossing Tack Steel Mills c1902

Republic Steel started in the Chicago area on the East Side as Grand Crossing Tack company located at 77th and Woodlawn and moved to 79th and South Chicago Avenue in 1883. In the early 1900s, they acquired a site at 118th and the Calumet River where they built two open hearth furnaces and a 35" blooming mill. Photo shows East Side side amid wetlands.

Subject: SCH_Waterways,_Calumet_River; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel - Hulett Construction 06/23/43

Photo showing construction of Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders at Republic Steel in 1943. These bulk material unloaders are the last two surviving examples of a very efficient machine that was unique to the Great Lakes and was used at numerous ports. More than 75 of these huge machines once existed. These two Huletts operated until the plan shutdown in 2001.

Subject: Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel - New Alloy Steel Works Drawing c1940

Aerial drawing of Republic Steel, South Chicago, Illinois. James Stewart and Company, Inc. Engineers and Contractors. View toward SE, Calumet River in foreground. Ore boat along east bank of river being unloaded by Hulett Unloaders, blast furnace at lower right.

Subject: SCH_Waterways,_Calumet_River; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel - Republic Steel Corporation Annual Report 1951

Cover of 1951 Republic Steel Annual Report shows coke plant and blast furnace at South Chicago Plan along the Calumet River.

Subject: SCH_Waterways,_Calumet_River; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel - YMCA Industrial Softball League - 1939

Photo of softball team from Republic Steel who played in the YMCA Industrial Softball League. It was very common for differnt steel mills and other industrial concerns to sponsor teams in sports' competition. League was sponsored by the South Chicago YMCA.

Subject: SCH_East_Side; SCH_South_Chicago; Republic_Steel; LTV; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Republic Steel Corporation

Republic Steel plant on the east side of the Calumet river. View toward SSE. Calumet River at right of picture. Turning Basin #3 at top right. Published in the East Side Commemoration booklet, "History and Progress of East Side 1851-1951 July 5, 6, 7 and 8 Chicago 17, Illinois"

Subject: SCH_Waterways,_Lake_Calumet; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Youngstown Steel - Iroquois Steel Company

Photo of postcard view of Iroquois Steel Company, predecessor company to Youngstown Steel. Handwritten date on front is August 22, 1907. View is from west bank of Calumet River just south of 95th Street, South Chicago, looking east

Subject: SCH_Waterways,_Calumet_River; Republic_Steel; LTV; SCH_East_Side; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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