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Police Ignore the Right to Picket


On May 28, 1937, an orderly column numbering between 700 and 1000 people marched on Republic Steel’s South Chicago Works. The march was led by a woman, a bicyclist, and a man named "Dominic Esposito," who was carrying an American flag....


Workers Route Company Police


On May 12, 1937, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, scores of picketers cordoned off the Jones & Laughlin steel mill. Armed with bats, clubs, and pipes, they routed the heavily armed company police, forcing the company to close the mill.

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