Distributor:  Kartemquin Films
Length:  15 minutes
Date:  1975
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Color/BW:  Color
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UE/Wells

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The record of an organizing drive by the United Electrical Workers Union at the Wells Foundry in Chicago.

UE/Wells

UE/Wells follows an organizing drive by the United Electrical Workers Union at the Wells Foundry in Chicago. The multi-ethnic work force of Polish, Arab, Jewish, Hispanic and African American men and women unite together despite the company's efforts to use race as a wedge to divide them.

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Main credits

Blumenthal, Jerry (Producer)
Blumenthal, Jerry (Director)
Quinn, Gordon (Producer)
Quinn, Gordon (Director)
Brzostowski, Guillermo (Producer)
Brzostowski, Guillermo (Director)

Distributor credits

Jerry Blumenthal Gordon Quinn Guillermo Brzostowski
Jerry Blumenthal Gordon Quinn Guillermo Brzostowski

Docuseek2 subjects

Trade Unions
Work
Manufacturing
Race and Racism
Late 20th Century
Labor History
Chicago

Distributor subjects

Economics
Labor Studies
Politics
U.S. History
Film History
Documentaries
Social Studies
Race and Racism

Keywords

Politics; Labor; Race/Ethnicity/Racism; Class Inequality; Human Rights; Economics; Kartemquin Films; "UE/Wells"; Kartemquin Films;

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