National Guard Posing at Central School

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Subject: Labor and unionization

Decade: 1920s

Subcollection: Strikes and Labor Organization, 1929-1993

National Guard troops posing in front of Gastonia’s Central School during 1929 strike.

Transcription: PICTURE THIS! Harold Cashion of Clover, S.C., still has this photo of members of the North Carolina National Guard placed on duty during the 1929 Loray Mill strike in Gastonia. Cashion's father is shown fourth from the right in the front row. Cashion says he has a lot of fond memories of these men, many of whom visited his home when he was a child. Do you have an antique family photo? Send it to: Scrapbook Editor, Lifestyle Dept., The Gazette, P.O. Box 1538, Gastonia 28053. Pictures should be from the Greater Gaston. Please identify the people in the photo from left to right. For more details, call the Lifestyle Department at 864-3291.
City & County: Gastonia (N.C.); Gaston County (N.C.)
Contributor: Lucy R. Penegar Collection