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Catalog Number 1998:02:FF160
Collection Tom Franko Collection
Object Name Correspondence
Title United Steelworkers of America notice to union employees of Crucible Steel Company of America
Scope & Content 1 letter dated July 17, 1971 from the presidents of Colt Industries Crucible Inc. Stainless Steel and Alloy Divisions to all employees of the Midland, PA complaining of unequal treatment given to Crucible Inc. by the United Steelworkers of America. Attached to the letter is a list of steel companies that had received exemptions from the USWA allowing them to work beyond the end of the contract on August 1, 1970. A strike was anticipated. Crucible Inc. was not on the list even though it was also a specialty steel producer.
Dates of Creation July 16, 1971