Labor Union Headquarters, Bessemer City.

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Subject: Labor and unionization

Decade: 1920s

Subcollection: Strikes and Labor Organization, 1929-1993


Black and white photo of strikers in front of union headquarters, Bessemer City.

Transcription: International Newsreel Photo Slug...(courthouse) / Where 15 will be tried for murder of Gastonia chief of police in strike riot / Gastonia, N.C...The courthouse where fifteen strikers and and strike leaders will be tried for murder of chief of police Aderholt. Aderholt was shot June 7th in raid upon headquarters of National Textile Workers Union. The jail where strikers are imprisoned is in the background. / E-7-12-29
City & County: Bessemer City (N.C.); Gaston County (N.C.)
Contributor: Lucy R. Penegar Collection