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Man throws tear gas grenade at police during the Allis-Chalmers strike of 1941

April 2, 1941 Milwaukee, Wisconsin A photograph is published of the strike at the Allis-Chalmers Plant The strike lasted 75 days, with workers demanding a wage increase and a “maintenance of membership” clause added to employment contacts which essentially ensured all workers were part of a union. The strike was the first to feature police… Continue reading Man throws tear gas grenade at police during the Allis-Chalmers strike of 1941