National Guard in Front of Striker Food Headquarters

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Subject: Labor and unionization

Decade: 1920s

Subcollection: Strikes and Labor Organization, 1929-1993


Black and white photo of 2 National Guardsmen and a sheriff’s deputy guarding striking workers’ food supply building, 1929 strike

Transcription: Watch your credit...480784 / International newsreel photo slug ... (National Guard) / National Guard at Strike Food Headquarters / Gastonia, N.C..Members of county and National Guard patrolling food headquarters of strikers of Loray Mills. Extra precautions were taken after masked raiders demolished strike headquarters of National Textile Workers Union. / E-4-19-29 HP
City & County: Gastonia (N.C.); Gaston County (N.C.)
Contributor: Lucy R. Penegar Collection