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Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City
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TitleEmployee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City
AbstractArticle provides an historical overview of union labor strife in Kansas City; specifically three early labor strikes: 1889 Garment Makers Union walkout of the Swofford Brothers Shirt and Overall factory; May 5, 1912, work stoppage by beer delivery drivers of Local Union 100; December 16, 1936, sit-down strike by workers at General Motors' Fisher Body Plant in the Leeds District.
AuthorDory DeAngelo
DateMarch 12, 2008
SourceNortheast News
LocationVertical File: Kansas City - Labor
Volume77
Number11
Page10
SubjectLabor unions
Strikes
Clothing industry strikes
Local SubjectUnions
General Motors
Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Store
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID218257
CONTENTdm number37936
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