Labor: May 1935

Printer-friendly versionSend by emailMore than 200 striking lumberjacks erect a barrier to the Holmes-Eureka Mill (Humboldt County). Police retaliate with tear gas, and strikers throw rocks at police. Vigilantes raid strikers’ homes and strike soup kitchens. Three lumber mill workers are killed, eight are wounded and 150 strikers are jailed.
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