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Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

1946 General Strike

 
 
1946 General Strike Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
1. 1946 General Strike Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the 1946 General
Strike when Woman
Retail Clerks fought
For the Right to
Organize a Union

 
Erected by Alameda Labor Council AFL-CIO.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsLabor UnionsWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 37° 48.327′ N, 122° 16.277′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Frank H Ogawa Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland CA 94612, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Latham Memorial Fountain Unveiled (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); General Strike! (within shouting distance of this marker); Uptown Saturday Night (within shouting distance of this marker); Latham Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lathams (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakland City Hall
1946 General Strike Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
2. 1946 General Strike Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of College of California (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the wall of the Rotunda building. Frank H Ogawa Plaza is pedestrian traffic only.
 
1946 Oakland General Strike image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer
3. 1946 Oakland General Strike
Libcom.org website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022