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“A “singing cowboy”, mounted on a “horse” constructed from plant equipment and pulled by workers, sang western songs, accompanying himself on guitar.”
“The entire crowd of sitdowners joined in singing “Hinky, Dinky, Parles Vous”, using verses favoring the CIO and poking fun at company officials.”
“Lad with Harmonica Profits from Sitdown”
- “There’s real “dough” in a sitdown strike” according to Bill Pishkur, aged 14, of Smithsonian Street, who has spent many hours in front of the Ohio Leather Leather Plant playing his harmonica.
- “”Say,” he said, “do you know how much money I made playing last night?” After a moment’s hesitation he answered his own question in a proud voice, “thirty cents.”