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Minneapolis General Strike of 1934...

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July 21, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 21, 1934

* Minneapolis General Strike of 1934
* Trucking companies - teamsters
* "Bloody Friday" - police shoot picketers

The top of the front page has a banner headline: "General Strike Feared In Minneapolis" with subheads and a great photo of the conflict between police and demonstrators. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: On July 20, 1934, 68 were injured in a day of fighting during the Minneapolis general strike. Police fired into a mob of protestors when they attempted to block a delivery truck trying to leave the central market.

Category: The 20th Century

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