National Affairs: Support for a Union

Plodding picket lines have become so common of late years that the average U. S. citizen scarcely cocks an eye at them. But Detroit last week saw a picket line that tied up traffic. Up & down in front of dingy American Lady Corset Co. factory, in freezing weather, paraded six women. Four, husky and broad-beamed, wore corsets over their street clothes. The other two, streamlined company models, just wore corsets. What they were demanding: a closed shop, higher wages. All they had got at week's end: publicity, three fan letters, and a one-dollar bill from an admirer who hoped...

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