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THIS MONTH IN HISTORY: January 1937


As the Prospect of a Strike Becomes More Likely, the Companies Prepare for War

Between January 1, 1937 and May 5, 1937, the sheriff of Mahoning County, Ohio, where Youngstown is located, prepared to confront striking steel workers. He swore in 214 deputies. Fifty-seven were on Republic Steel’s payroll and 114 worked for Sheet & Tube Company.

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