Labor Exchange – “Steel City” Chronicles Pueblo Steel Workers’ Historic Strike

On this episode of the Labor Exchange we hear from Zach Werkowitch from History Colorado about ‘Steel City‘ – a new exhibit at the El Pueblo History Museum covering the Steel Strike in Pueblo.

Steel City: 1980-2004 at History Colorado’s El Pueblo History Museum chronicles a defining period in the Pueblo’s history as steelworkers and their families fought for labor rights and held their community together during often desperate times. As one of the museum’s core exhibits, Steel City spans more than two decades during which the steel industry, which was foundational to the region’s economy, collapsed nationwide, and Pueblo steel workers initiated a historic labor strike.

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