SOVIET INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT The USSR's buildup of factories to support its military and political needs: A man explains to another how a device operates, a farmer sprays pesticide with a huge tractor device, men work in a steel mill, workers move huge metal pipes across a warehouse, and mechanics build engine parts for vehicles.
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.
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.
GOVERNOR CLOSES JOHNSTOWN STEEL MILL As the strike against Little Steel companies refusing to sign union contracts spreads to Johnstown, Pennsylvania Governor George H. Earle steps in with a heavy hand. He closes the Cambria plant of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation and declares Martial Law despatching state police to oversee the situation.
LITTLE STEEL STRIKE OF 1937 Steel workers in Warren, Ohio take part in the "Little Steel" strike involving several small mills in the Midwest who refuse to sign a union contract. Passenger POVs from a train and an airplane bringing in food and supplies to protestors who refuse to leave the plants. Production continues in some instances but tensions are on the rise.
FUNERAL FOR MEN KILLED IN STRIKE BATTLE Thousands gather in Chicago for the funeral rites of several men killed during a clash between steel mill strikers and police later dubbed the Memorial Day Massacre.
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