(6591) Strikes, Violence, Cannery Workers, Stockton, California, 1937

Tear gas besieges pickets and their supporters during the Stockton cannery strike.

Caption on the back of the photograph reads: “Upwards of 50 persons, including an undetermined number of women, were injured in violent outbreaks as strikebound canneries reopened. This picture shows a cloud of tear gas beating back some of the rioters.”

Photograph courtesy of the Edward Levinson Collection

(6591) Strikes, Violence, Cannery Workers, Stockton, California, 1937
Date: 
1937-04-24
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Photograph
Photographer: 
Unknown
PhotoID: 
6591