Karl Kwela (46 at the time) leaves the US Steel Cuyahoga Works plant in Cleveland, Ohio for the last time in late December, 1983. The plant was shut down and all employees were let go during the holiday season. Kwela worked there for 16 years but did not qualify for a pension. Ernie Mastroianni photo for the Washington Post.
Filename: Steelworker laid off in Cleveland
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