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.
LABOR STRIKES SWEEP THE U.S. Labor strikes and related riots sweep the country as workers get fed up with low wages and bad working conditions and fight back. Not even local police and National Guard troops can contain them.
INCREASE IN U.S. WAGES - 1960S ANIMATION Rising wages in America are illustrated with three rising lines on a graph as the cartoon figures of Uncle Sam, an oil rig worker and a farmer appear and begin following the lines while an announcer states, \"Our national income has climbed higher year after year. Wages are the highest they have ever been. Farm income is near an all-time peak,\"
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