Wednesday, May 20

Tuesday, 20 May 1919 - Brandon's Sympathetic Strike Growing

Brandon workers chose May 20 as the day for a sympathetic strike.

Yesterday 125 CP workers walked off the job, today 100 CN rail workers left. Many more are expected as the days go by.

Workers at Brandon Implement and Machinery c 1913

Brandon Strike Resources:
- Brandon, 1919: Labour and Industrial Relations in the Wheat City in the Year of the General Strike
- Let us rise! : a history of the Manitoba labour movement

2 comments:

  1. Are you carrying the 1919 narrative through to the trials?

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  2. Yes, I plan to. Even though that leaves a fairly big time gap that the site will be dormant.

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