Bronze United Auto Workers Protesters
Life-size Bronze Monument Statue
A statue depicting a woman being dragged out of a
General Motors factory during the Flint Sit-Down Strike is part of the
Sitdowners Memorial Park behind the UAW Region 1-C in Flint, Michigan.
Bronze monument at the United Auto Workers
Memorial Park was built by the United Auto Workers to honor those who
took part in the 1937 strike against General Motors. It marked a new
approach, a "sit-down" strike. It lasted 44 days.
Against the outside wall of the factory, a
woman is dragged away by a policeman, another woman is about to swing a
baseball bat to smash out a factory window.
Below is the clay model for the monument along with sculptor
By Stan Watts