(6587) Strikes, Violence, Dock Workers, Seattle, Washington, 1934

Mounted police drive dockworkers from Smith Cove Piers during the Seattle dock strike.

Caption on the back of the photograph reads: “Mayor Charles L. Smith of Seattle personally led 300 police in a drive to disperse 2,000 pickets from the vicinity of the dock in Seattle [on July 21]. The photo shows mounted police, advancing information and using night sticks, driving pickets from the Smith Cove Piers.”

Photograph courtesy of the Edward Levinson Collection

(6587) Strikes, Violence, Dock Workers, Seattle, Washington, 1934
Date: 
1934-07-21
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
Unknown
PhotoID: 
6587