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Published: 9/1/2014 - Updated: 1 year ago


2014 Toledo Labor Day Parade

More than 100 unions and associated groups participated in the annual Labor Day parade in downtown Toledo Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Grand marshals were Francine and Dal Lawrence, former presidents of the Toledo Federation of Teachers. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Francine, left, and Dal Lawrence, the Toledo Federation of Teachers' first two presidents, wave as grand marshals this year's parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image Francine, left, and Dal Lawrence, the Toledo Federation of Teachers' first two presidents, wave as grand marshals this year's parade....
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Latonya Greenlee, a member of UAW Local 12 and of the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center RN Unit, waves to parade goers along the route. Enlarge | Buy This Image Latonya Greenlee, a member of UAW Local 12 and of the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center RN Unit, waves to ...
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The motorcycle unit of the Toledo Police Department leads the annual Labor Day parade in downtown Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Image The motorcycle unit of the Toledo Police Department leads the annual Labor Day parade in downtown Toledo.
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Cheyenne Mae Morris, 1, watches as she sits along the parade route. Enlarge | Buy This Image Cheyenne Mae Morris, 1, watches as she sits along the parade route.
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U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D. Ohio), left, waves along with Yvonne Harper. Enlarge | Buy This Image U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D. Ohio), left, waves along with Yvonne Harper.
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AFSCME Local 7 member Justin Hardin polishes a vehicle before the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image AFSCME Local 7 member Justin Hardin polishes a vehicle before the parade.
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Molly Tutor, 3, waves to people in the parade while sitting in the lap of her mom, Katy Tutor of Rossford. Enlarge | Buy This Image Molly Tutor, 3, waves to people in the parade while sitting in the lap of her mom, Katy Tutor of Rossford.
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The Woodward High School Polar Bear captures the attention of children along the route, including Santana Calderon, 2, of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Image The Woodward High School Polar Bear captures the attention of children along the route, including Santana Calderon, 2, of Toledo....
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Elijah Herrera, 9, right, waves as he watches the parade with his grandfather Julian Herrera, left, of Northwood. Enlarge | Buy This Image Elijah Herrera, 9, right, waves as he watches the parade with his grandfather Julian Herrera, left, of Northwood.
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Earl Roughton, Jr., 3, left, and Mateo Garcia, 2, both of Toledo, driving their car in the Labor Day parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image Earl Roughton, Jr., 3, left, and Mateo Garcia, 2, both of Toledo, driving their car in the Labor Day parade.
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Elected officials, including Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, and State Rep. Teresa Fedor, right, attended the annual Labor Day parade in Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Image Elected officials, including Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, and State Rep. Teresa Fedor, right, attended the annual Labor Day parade ...
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The float of the Toledo Federation of Teachers depicting the evolution of public education. The display won an award for best float. Enlarge | Buy This Image The float of the Toledo Federation of Teachers depicting the evolution of public education. The display won an award for ...
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Sheila Thomas, left, her niece Makayla Thomas, 3, Makayla's grandmother Nancy Robinson and Mackenzee Baker, right, of Millbury, wave as the Plumbers And Pipe Fitters Union Local 50 parades past. Enlarge | Buy This Image Sheila Thomas, left, her niece Makayla Thomas, 3, Makayla's grandmother Nancy Robinson and Mackenzee Baker, right, of Millbury, wave as ...
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Members of the Toledo Federation of Teachers march along the parade route in downtown Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Image Members of the Toledo Federation of Teachers march along the parade route in downtown Toledo.
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Sheet Metal Workers marching in the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image Sheet Metal Workers marching in the parade.
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Yvonne Harper, right, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio), Lucas County commissioner Tina Skeldon Wozniak, Clerk of Courts Bernie Quilter, and many other elected officials near the grandstand on the parade route. Enlarge | Buy This Image Yvonne Harper, right, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio), Lucas County commissioner Tina Skeldon Wozniak, Clerk of Courts Bernie Quilter, and ...
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A float carries members of UAW Local 12 Jeep Unit in the Labor Day parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image A float carries members of UAW Local 12 Jeep Unit in the Labor Day parade.
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An AFSCME member operates a spider machine in the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image An AFSCME member operates a spider machine in the parade.
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The Ferguson family of Toledo watch as a spider travels along on Summit Street in the parade. They are, from left, Connor, 10, Kellan, 3, dad Steve, and mom Carrin, holding Kate, 18 months old. Enlarge | Buy This Image The Ferguson family of Toledo watch as a spider travels along on Summit Street in the parade. They are, from ...
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Killian Hudson, 7, of Toledo, rides in a trolley with the UAW Local 12 Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center RN Unit.      Enlarge | Buy This Image Killian Hudson, 7, of Toledo, rides in a trolley with the UAW Local 12 Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center RN Unit.
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Virginia Walker, left, and Andre Ladd carry the banner for the Woodward High School band. Enlarge | Buy This Image Virginia Walker, left, and Andre Ladd carry the banner for the Woodward High School band.
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Members of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local 85, march along the parade route in downtown Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Image Members of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local 85, march along the parade route in downtown Toledo.
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Cousins Andrew Knorr, 5, and Madison Cook, 11, both of Curtice, wave to the crowd from their position on the Boliermakers float. Enlarge | Buy This Image Cousins Andrew Knorr, 5, and Madison Cook, 11, both of Curtice, wave to the crowd from their position on the ...
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Parade watchers, including Kaitlyn Davis, 11, and Alyssa Dean, both 11 and from Monclova, pose with the Whitmer High School Panther. Enlarge | Buy This Image Parade watchers, including Kaitlyn Davis, 11, and Alyssa Dean, both 11 and from Monclova, pose with the Whitmer High School ...
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Bruce Baumhower, president of UAW Local 12, with other UAW members in the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image Bruce Baumhower, president of UAW Local 12, with other UAW members in the parade.
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UAW members sing Enlarge | Buy This Image UAW members sing "Happy Birthday" to Walter Reuther, who was born on this day in 1907.
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Harold Stephens, a member of UAW Local 14, with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King and Walter Reuther at the March on Washington in 1963. Reuther was president of the UAW at the time. Enlarge | Buy This Image Harold Stephens, a member of UAW Local 14, with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King and Walter Reuther at ...
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D'Erika Taylor, 15, a sophomore at Rogers High School, left, wishes U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur a happy Labor Day. Enlarge | Buy This Image D'Erika Taylor, 15, a sophomore at Rogers High School, left, wishes U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur a happy Labor Day.
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Carpenters Local 351, including former Lucas County Democratic Party chair Ron Rothenbuhler marching in the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image Carpenters Local 351, including former Lucas County Democratic Party chair Ron Rothenbuhler marching in the parade.
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Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 8, march in the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 8, march in the parade.
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Marx, left, and Dakota Cousino, of Toledo, watch the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Image Marx, left, and Dakota Cousino, of Toledo, watch the parade.
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Laborers' Local 50 had a large contingent of members in the parade as well as a float.     Enlarge | Buy This Image Laborers' Local 50 had a large contingent of members in the parade as well as a float.
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