Stepping Up


This file appears in: Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co.
Stepping Up

When regular Ohio Bell repairmen refused to cross the C.E.I. union picket lines at Humell Rd. and W. 130th St. on May 2, 1957, a repair foreman by the name of Frank Baisch came through and climbed a telephone pole to repair a broken phone line. To a crowd of gawking pickets, the well-dressed Baisch remarked, "I guess I haven't lost the touch."


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