Tag Archives: strikes

May 18, 1907: Black Worker on Search for Lost Lumber Gets in Fatal Fight

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. May 18, 1907 Los Angeles William Mullen, a black strikebreaker for the Pioneer Truck Company, was delivering a shipment of lumber when he realized that he had lost some of his load … Continue reading

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Action by FDR Averts Streetcar Strike!

July 25, 1943: President Roosevelt intervenes in the planned Pacific Electric Railway strike, saying that he did not want to use Army trucks to transport war supplies. The strike centered on a raise of 13 cents an hour, which has … Continue reading

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Matt Weinstock

Jan. 23, 1958 Confidential magazine may have purged itself of obscenity but the expose complex it created is not so easily dispelled. So says an experienced writer of fact articles. The way he analyzes the present situation, the public’s appetite … Continue reading

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Dec. 17, 1957

 

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Dec. 13, 1957

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Dec. 12, 1957

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Dec. 11, 1957

 

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Dec. 10, 1957

 

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Dec. 4, 1957

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Dec. 3, 1957

 

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