(6575) Strikes, Violence, Textile Strike, Paterson, New Jersey, 1933

Textile workers hurls stones at the National Silk Dying Company during the 1933 Paterson Textile Workers' Strike.

Caption on the back of the photograph reads: “Silk dyeing strikers stoning the plant of the National Silk Dyeing Company on Oct. 20, 1933. Shortly afterward, the police sailed in and pitched battle between the strikers and police in which stones and bullets flew. Twelve men were injured.”

Photograph courtesy of the Edward Levinson Collection

(6575) Strikes, Violence, Textile Strike, Paterson, New Jersey, 1933
Date: 
1933-10-20
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
Unknown
PhotoID: 
6575