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Concordia Mill Strike HSP.JPG
Textile workers struck at the Concordia Mill at Allegheny and Boudlnot Sts in September 1934.

Strike Leadesr Plan Pickets HSP.JPG
Leaders of the strike in Philadelphia meet to perfect plans for continued picketing. They are (left to right) Louis Heines, American Federation of Labor organizer; William Smith, American Federation of Hosiery Workers; Laurence Laborle, United…

Police with Picketers Patterson HPS.JPG
Philadelphia Record caption: "Sex evidently did not matter in this free-for-all battle between Paterson, N.J. silk strikers and the police. This woman bore several black and blue souvenirs after the conflict. Nineteen pickets were arrested for…

An accompanying description for the newspaper photo reads: "You'll See Plenty of These! Miss Virginia Matthews, pretty secretary at headquarters of the textile workers, 2012 Stella st., displays one of the 'banners' which will be worn by strikers."

Bromley Mills Strike HSP.JPG
A caption under the photo reads: "Striking at the Bromley mill here seems more like a picnic. Smiling textile workers are shown surrounding the plant head, John Bromley, with pipe in hand.

This newspaper article announces the end of a hosiery strike in 1936.

An accompanying news article from the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin:
Thirty-eight men workers at the King Kard Overall Company at 807 Filbert St are on a sitdown strike in protest against employment of a girl for what they consider a man's job, a…

Four men discuss means to end the SEPTA strike, in the City Hall chambers of Judge James R. Cavanaugh today. They are (from left) Governor Shapp, Mathew Guinan, TWU president; the judge and Mayor Rizzo.
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