VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: LAURA UNGERadmin2020-03-11T09:40:09+00:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
“I’m So Glad I Took the Route that I Did.”
Union Leader, Organizer, Speaker, Editor, Writer. Artist. Lifetime Labor Activist and Supporter of Women’s and Civil Rights. CWA Local 1150. Bell Busters. Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). NYU Students Against the War. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
Interviewed by Mary Jean Collins, VFA Historian, January 2019
Photo 1. Laura marching in the ’70s. Photo 2. Marching with comrade for life, Nick Unger. Photo 3. Laura interviewed on the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour in 1991 proving when Local 1150 members were unjustly accused of causing a serious outage that jeopardized air traffic control on the east coast, it was caused by excessive layoffs. Photo 4. Scratch board drawing by Laura Unger of a famous Russian Poster from 1920 by Adolph Strokhof titled “March 8 – Women’s Emancipation Day.”