In a rush so telegraph style. Have heard much said about 1934 Teamsters strike in Minneapolis. Turns out there was a wave a strikes in the US in 1934.

List from Wikipedia:

# Harlem New York, Jobs-for-Negroes-Boycott (1934, U.S.)
# Kohler Strike, Sheboygan, Wisconsin (1934, U.S.)
# Imperial Valley California, Farmworkers’ Strike (1934, U.S.)
# Auto-Lite Strike (1934, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.)
# Textile Workers’ Strike (1934, U.S.)
# Minneapolis Teamsters Strike of 1934 (U.S.)
# Rubber Workers’ Strike (1934, U.S.)
# Textile workers Strike (1934) (U.S.)
# 1934 West Coast Longshore Strike (U.S.)
# NewarkStar-Ledger Strike (1934, U.S.)

Missing here at least one = Milwaukee laundry strike (know nothing about it except it happened).

See James P. Cannon “The Strike Wave and the Left Wing”

Janet Irons, Testing the New Deal: The General Textile Strike of 1934 in the American South

Onion strike in Ohio
http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM2H76

Strikes in the United States 1880-1936, By Florence Peterson

“Government by Injunction”
The U.S. Judiciary and Strike Action in the Late 19Th and Early 20th Centuries
HOLLY J. McCAMMON

“Strike activity picked up beginning
in 1933, peaking in 1937 with a record number of strikes, and a number of striking
workers second only to the post-World War I strike wave of 1919. The success rate of
these strikes increased rather dramatically as well, from an all time low of 24 percent in
1930 to 37 percent in 1933, and nearly 50 percent in 1935, 1936, and 1937. The fruits of
these organizing campaigns began to be realized in increased union membership and
union density beginning in 1934. By 1937 a record 5.8 million U.S. workers had joined
labor unions, and union density (22%) had reached unprecedented levels.” Conflict and Compromise:
Changes in U.S. Strike Outcomes, 1880 to 1937
Thomas M. Geraghty

Richard Freeman, “Spurts in Union Growth: Defining Moments and Social Processes,” in Michael D. Bordo, Claudia Goldin, and Eugene N. White, eds., The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century (Chicago, 1998), 265-96.

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