MILL WORKERS STAGE WALKOUT STRIKE Mill workers in Fall River, Massachusetts stage a huge walkout on their jobs then proceed to take their places in a picket line to prevent traffic to and from their workplaces. Local police move in to keep the peace.
SIT-DOWN STRIKES HIT PA HOSIERY MILLS Hosiery mills in Berks County, Pennsylvania feel the sting of sit-down strikes as hundreds of workers protest working wages and conditions at various factories. Loved ones smuggle supplies to those inside while others who are locked out content themselves with picketing.
"OPM" PLAN ENDS STEEL STRIKE National defense orders, menaced by a strike of Bethlehem Steel workers, are resumed 39 hours after pickets are thrown around the plant. Strikers and police clash, but a 3-point plan by the Office of Production Management ends the disastrous tie-up.
LABOR STRIKES CONTINUE IN 1946 Telegraph workers in New York City go on strike picketing outside Western Union buildings. In Detroit the labor picture looks brighter Henry Kaiser and his partner J.W. Frazer reach an agreement with union leaders for the manufacture of their new cars at the former Ford Willow Run bomber plant.
NATIONAL GUARD ARRIVE IN YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO National Guard troops arrive in Youngstown, Ohio after the Governor declares martial law during the steel strike. Some of the people greet the guardsmen enthusiastically but the union workers are less than thrilled.
LABOR STRIKES Thousands of workers quit as wave of labor strikes spreads. Teamsters in Akron, Ohio halt mild deliveries. Garment workers in Kansas City, Missouri and Boston, Massachusetts picket shops and factories. In New York City, striking elevator operators cheer their leaders as their walkout continues.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:02:21:00, No Audio
MAYOR TAKES ACTION AGAINST NYC TRUCK STRIKE Pan down from the skyscrapers of New York City to hundreds of parked trucks after 15,000 drivers go on strike. Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia declares a public emergency and turns out hundreds of old Sanitation Department vehicles at the City Hall to begin moving supplies.
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