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Company-wide strike at the J.G. Brill Company, Philadelphia manufacturer of trams and streetcars.

Article about textile industry strikes in the Philadelphia region

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The picture shows a group of motorcycle police watching a strike at Feihofer.

The Rapid Transit Company or RTC was a pre-cursor to the Philadelphia Rapid Transit company or PRT, which was then a pre-cursor to SEPTA. In 1910, the PRT went on strike, and this article talks about how much that lost productivity has cost in…

This newspaper article features the Kensington business men who played major roles in the Pennsylvania Rapid Transit strike of 1910. A caption for a featured photo reads: "A delegation of prominent merchants of the northeast section of the city went…

An advertisement sent out by the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union promoting the Union.
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