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(CIVIL RIGHTS.) Strike! Don't Work for Less than $1.25 an Hour. Join the Mississippi Freedom Labor Union. Poster, 17 x 11 inches; minor wear including staple holes in corners and light folds. [Mississippi, circa 1965]
The Mississippi Freedom Labor Union was founded in Shaw, MS in April 1965, and quickly gained a thousand members. 200 cotton choppers went on strike on 30 April. Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer was a prominent supporter. The union seems to have been less active after 1966.
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