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Museum talk to focus on Local 22

    Museum talk to focus on Local 22

The New Winston Museum, 713 S. Marshall St., will host “Standing Up — The Rise of Local 22,” a discussion about the city’s landmark union, on Thursday, Sept. 26 at

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Labor union marker to be unveiled today

    Labor union marker to be unveiled today

A fertile period of labor organizing in the tobacco industry during the 1940s fed into the Civil Rights Movement. A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated to workers

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Marker to immortalize Reynolds union

    Marker to immortalize Reynolds union

Twenty years before the now-famous March on Washington, workers in Winston-Salem were fighting for their rights through Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural, and Allied Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations

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