Oakland General Strike 1946

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1946: The Oakland general strike – Stan Weir

1946: The Oakland general strike – Stan Weir An account by Stan Weir of the gen strike in Oakland, California, in 1946. The Oakland (California) General Strike was an extension of the national strike wave. It was not a ‘called’...

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1946 Oakland General Strike – Oakland – LocalWiki

1946 Oakland General Strike – Oakland – LocalWiki In 1946, the largest general strike in U.S. history took place in Oakland. The strike effectively shut the city down for nearly three days (1946) Protestors surround a mail truck at the...

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The last Oakland general strike

The last Oakland general strike

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The 1946 Oakland General Strike

The 1946 Oakland General Strike The 1946 Oakland general strike began with a dispute at two downtown department stores, Hastings’ and Kahn’s, where 425 clerks (mostly women) were on strike for union recognition.

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The General Strike of 1934 – FoundSF

The General Strike of 1934 – FoundSF The General Strike of 1934 Historical Essay by Chris Carlsson Strikers shot by police, July 5, 1934

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Seattle General Strike 1919

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KCTS 9 – History Making: General Strike

In 1919, workers in Seattle staged the first general strike in the United States. Sixty thousand union men and women walked off their jobs in shipyards, bakeries, restaurants, and lumber mills. This five day citywide shutdown was an important first...

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Seattle General Strike

Seattle General Strike The Seattle General Strike of February 1919 was the first city-wide labor action in America to be proclaimed a “general strike.” It led off a tumultuous era of post-World War I labor conflict that saw massive strikes...

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The Wobblies Full Documentary

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