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Mon Feb 6, 2017, 08:52 AM

Today in History, February 6th


http://www.workdayminnesota.org/history/02/06

February 6, 1919

A general strike began in Seattle, Washington. It was the first complete general strike in U.S. history, shutting down the city. Some 10,000 Japanese immigrants participated in the walkout, as did longshoremen, trolley operators, even bartenders. Read more about it at http://www.lib.washington.edu/exhibits/Strikes!/exh.html

Newspaper reporting 1919 Seattle general strike


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