Sep 22, 2008

The steel strike of 1919

(Wikipedia) - The Steel Strike of 1919 was an attempt by the weakened Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers (the AA) to organize the American steel industry in the wake of World War I. The strike began on September 22, 1919, and collapsed on January 8, 1920. Continued

Photo: Strike at U.S. Steel Corporation, Gary, Indiana, with steel strikers flooding the street, Chicago Daily News - Library of Congress