Great Depression Strikes

Events

Harlan County War Strike

1931 - 1932

Happened because of bombings, executions, and skirmishes that were happening in Harlan County.

Auto Lite Strike

April 12 1934 - June 3 1934

Banks were not paying them and they could not get their money back and got mad because of this

West Coast waterfront strike

May 9 1934 - July 17 1934

They went on strike to get their workplaces improved and paid properly

Minneapolis general strike

May 16 1934 - Aug 21 1934

made up of truckers.Over 50 people were shot because wanted better gas routes

Textile Workers Strike

Approx. 1934 June 1 - 1934 June 23

Deplorable working conditions, to small salaries, and lack of recognition.

Pacific Northwest Lumber Strike

1935 april 26 - 1935 aug 15

Flint sit-down strike

Dec 30 1936 - Feb 11 1937

wanted to make the company stop sending work to nonunion plants.