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Ahead of its 100th anniversary, revisiting the Seattle General Strike and the city’s long legacy of organized labor

The Seattle General Strike was organized in sympathy with striking shipyard workers. Here, thousands of workers prepare to walk out of the Skinner and Eddy shipyard. (Asahel Curtis, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections)

FOR LIT LIFE STORY NOT FOR FUTURE STRIKE STORIES – Colin

The Seattle General Strike lasted six days, with not a single shot fired nor a single striker arrested. A new edition of Robert L. Friedheim's “The Seattle General Strike" brings the story into the 21st century.

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