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The Great Steel Strike of 1919

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
1. The Great Steel Strike of 1919 Marker
Inscription. In the largest work stoppage to that date, over 350,000 U.S. workers went off the job. Reverend Adalbert Kazincy, pastor of Saint Michael's here, championed the strikers and provided the church as a meeting place. The strike failed after 15 weeks.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 23.913′ N, 79° 51.734′ W. Marker is in Braddock, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Braddock Avenue and 11th Street, on the right when traveling east on Braddock Avenue. Touch for map. Located at United Steelworkers Union Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Braddock PA 15104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgar Thomson Plant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Braddock's Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joe Magarac 1940 (approx. mile away); Braddock Carnegie Library (approx. mile away); Braddock's Defeat (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel George Washington Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Braddock's Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kennywood's Thunderbolt (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Braddock.
 
Also see . . .  The Great Steel Strike of 1919
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
2. The Great Steel Strike of 1919 Marker
. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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The Great Steel Strike of 1919 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 13, 2016
3. The Great Steel Strike of 1919 Marker
In front of the Local 1219 U.S.W.A. Union Hall
United Steel Workers of America, AFL CIO CLC image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 13, 2016
4. United Steel Workers of America, AFL CIO CLC
Established May 22, 1942
USS Mon Valley Works E. T. Plant image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 13, 2016
5. USS Mon Valley Works E. T. Plant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 942 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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